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transmit

trans·mit

transmit

 
 
pronunciation:
traenz mIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: transmits, transmitted, transmitting
definition 1: to send or convey from a source to a destination.
The message was transmitted by wire from London to Paris.We need to transmit this information to our regional office.
synonyms:
convey, dispatch, send
similar words:
carry, deliver, direct, forward, relay, transfer
definition 2: to communicate or broadcast (news or other information).
This channel transmits the news continuously.
synonyms:
broadcast, communicate, disseminate
similar words:
carry, circulate, convey, diffuse, impart, radio, release, send, telecast, televise
definition 3: to pass on or spread (disease).
The disease can be transmitted by coughing.He transmitted the infection to his wife.
synonyms:
communicate
similar words:
carry, impart, pass, spread
definition 4: to hand down genetically, as from parent to child.
The disease gene was transmitted to the offspring.
similar words:
bequeath, endow, hand down, impart, pass, propagate
definition 5: to pass, allow to pass, or cause to pass something: (light, motion, sound, force, or the like) through or along.
Water transmits sound effectively.
synonyms:
carry, conduct, convey
similar words:
channel, propagate, relay, send
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to send a signal by electromagnetic waves.
The campus radio station transmits from ten o'clock in the morning to nine o'clock in the evening.
similar words:
emit, send
derivations: transmittable (adj.), transmittal (n.)