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Definition of "broadcast" []

  • To transmit (a radio or television program) for public or general use. (verb-transitive)
  • To send out or communicate, especially by radio or television: The agency broadcast an urgent appeal for medical supplies. (verb-transitive)
  • To make known over a wide area: broadcast rumors. See Synonyms at announce. (verb-transitive)
  • To sow (seed) over a wide area, especially by hand. (verb-transitive)
  • To transmit a radio or television program for public or general use. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "broadcast" in a sentence
  • "•A seamless subscriber experience •across broadcast & unicast channels •broadcast for mass market •3G / LTE for narrowcast / VOD • in full screen mode A Seamless Rich-Media User Experience"
  • "Surely the most significant feature of this broadcast is the unprofessional way in which I took the sheep coat off my youngest towards the end."
  • "I have to say - despite some reservations - Tim is by far the best among what we called broadcast journalists today."