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Definition of "transmit" []

  • To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey. See Synonyms at convey, send1. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to spread; pass on: transmit an infection. (verb-transitive)
  • To impart or convey to others by heredity or inheritance; hand down. (verb-transitive)
  • To pass along (news or information); communicate. (verb-transitive)
  • Electronics To send (a signal), as by wire or radio. (verb-transitive)

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 "transmit" in a sentence
  • "One does not have to believe in the accuracy of these numbers; the message they transmit is pretty clear anyway."
  • "At that point, Node C also knows the direction the message must transmit, which is away from Node B, or toward Node D."
  • ""We changed the SIM card and it was able to transmit, which is to say that the system works," he said."