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broadcast

broad·cast

broadcast

 
 
pronunciation:
brawd kaest
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: broadcast, broadcasted, broadcasting, broadcasts
definition 1: to send over television or radio.
The radio station broadcasts the news at seven o'clock.
synonyms:
radio, telecast, televise, transmit
similar words:
send
definition 2: to spread over a large area.
The news was rapidly broadcast by the neighbors.
synonyms:
disperse, sow, spread
similar words:
circulate, dispense, distribute, scatter, sprinkle, transmit
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a single television or radio program.
The television broadcast of the wedding was watched by millions of people.
synonyms:
program, show, telecast
definition 2: anything that is sent over television or radio.
Did you hear the broadcast of the names of the winners?
synonyms:
telecast, transmission
similar words:
bulletin
derivation: broadcaster (n.)
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