What does broadcast mean?

Definitions for broadcastˈbrɔdˌkæst, -ˌkɑst

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word broadcast.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. broadcast(noun)

    message that is transmitted by radio or television

  2. broadcast, program, programme(verb)

    a radio or television show

    "did you see his program last night?"

  3. air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit(verb)

    broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

    "We cannot air this X-rated song"

  4. broadcast(verb)

    sow over a wide area, especially by hand

    "broadcast seeds"

  5. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass around(verb)

    cause to become widely known

    "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"

Wiktionary

  1. broadcast(Noun)

    A transmission of a radio or television programme aired to be received by anyone with a receiver.

  2. broadcast(Noun)

    A programme (show, bulletin, documentary ...) so transmitted.

  3. broadcast(Noun)

    The act of scattering seed.

  4. broadcast(Verb)

    To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means

  5. broadcast(Verb)

    To transmit a message over a wide area

  6. broadcast(Verb)

    To appear as speaker, presenter or performer in a broadcast program

  7. broadcast(Verb)

    To sow seeds over a wide area

  8. broadcast(Verb)

    To send an email in a single transmission to a (typically large) number of people

  9. broadcast(Adjective)

    cast or scattered widely, in all directions

  10. Origin: broad + cast

Webster Dictionary

  1. Broadcast(noun)

    a casting or throwing seed in all directions, as from the hand in sowing

  2. Broadcast(adj)

    cast or dispersed in all directions, as seed from the hand in sowing; widely diffused

  3. Broadcast(adj)

    scattering in all directions (as a method of sowing); -- opposed to planting in hills, or rows

  4. Broadcast(adverb)

    so as to scatter or be scattered in all directions; so as to spread widely, as seed from the hand in sowing, or news from the press

Freebase

  1. Broadcast

    Broadcast are an indie electronic band, founded in Birmingham, England. Original members were Trish Keenan, Roj Stevens, Tim Felton and James Cargill. Various drummers played with the band, including Keith York, Phil Jenkins, Jeremy Barnes, Steve Perkins, and Neil Bullock. As of 2005, the group consisted of Keenan and Cargill, Felton having departed to form a new project, Seeland, with Billy Bainbridge, formerly of another Birmingham Warp act, Plone. After the 2011 death of Trish Keenan, Cargill remains the only member.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'broadcast' in Nouns Frequency: #2650

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of broadcast in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of broadcast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Xiao Chaohua:

    They won't broadcast it because if they do, it'll expose one of China's problems the fact that children go missing here.

  2. W. Somerset Maugham:

    There is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.

  3. W. Somerset Maugham:

    My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.

  4. Eduard Sagalaev:

    The process of creating new, democratic organs of government power is beginning, and, as never before, the greatest responsibility rests with the broadcast media.

  5. Carl Sagan:

    All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.

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Translations for broadcast

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • uitsaai, uitsendingAfrikaans
  • تلفزة, أذاع, إذاعةArabic
  • [[предавам]] [[по]] [[радио, разпространявам, хвърлям семена, радиопредаванеBulgarian
  • transmetre, emissió, emetreCatalan, Valencian
  • vysílání, vysílatCzech
  • darllediad, darlleduWelsh
  • Sendung, Rundfunk, senden, Übertragung, Ausstrahlung, verbreitenGerman
  • εκπομπή, μεταδίδω, σπορά, παρουσιάζω, εκπέμπω, πρόγραμμα, σπέρνω, μετάδοσηGreek
  • elsendiEsperanto
  • programa, emisiónSpanish
  • lähetys, lähettääFinnish
  • radiodiffuser, émission, diffuserFrench
  • craolScottish Gaelic
  • שידור, שידרHebrew
  • vet, adás, sugározHungarian
  • diffondere, trasmettere, radiodiffondere, emissione, radiotrasmettere, presentare, diffusione, trasmissione, spargere, andare in onda, mandare in ondaItalian
  • 放送Japanese
  • 방송, 放送Korean
  • whakapāhotanga, whakapaohotanga, whakapaoho, whakapāhoMāori
  • siaran, siarkanMalay
  • uitzending, omroepen, transmissie, wijdverspreid, uitzaaien, uitzenden, zaaienDutch
  • kringkasting, utsending, kringkaste, program, sende utNorwegian
  • audycja, nadawaćPolish
  • transmitir, semear, transmissão, semeadura, difundir, difusão, apresentarPortuguese
  • difuzare, transmisiune, difuza, emisiune, prezenta, emiteRomanian
  • передача, распространять, трансляция, вещать, программа, вещание, транслировать, передаватьRussian
  • vysielaťSlovak
  • utsändning, program, sända ut, utsända, sändningSwedish

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