What does Transmit mean?

Definitions for Transmit
trænsˈmɪt, trænz-Trans·mit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convey, transmit, communicate(verb)

    transfer to another

    "communicate a disease"

  2. impart, conduct, transmit, convey, carry, channel(verb)

    transmit or serve as the medium for transmission

    "Sound carries well over water"; "The airwaves carry the sound"; "Many metals conduct heat"

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

    broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

    "We cannot air this X-rated song"

  4. transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise(verb)

    send from one person or place to another

    "transmit a message"


  1. transmit(Verb)

    To send or convey something from one person, place or thing to another.

    Etymology: From transmitten, from transmitto. See also oversend.

  2. transmit(Verb)

    To spread or pass on something such as a disease or a signal.

    Etymology: From transmitten, from transmitto. See also oversend.

  3. transmit(Verb)

    To impart, convey or hand down something by inheritance or heredity.

    Etymology: From transmitten, from transmitto. See also oversend.

  4. transmit(Verb)

    To communicate news or information.

    Etymology: From transmitten, from transmitto. See also oversend.

  5. transmit(Verb)

    To convey energy or force through a mechanism.

    Etymology: From transmitten, from transmitto. See also oversend.

  6. transmit(Verb)

    To send out a signal (as opposed to receive).

    Etymology: From transmitten, from transmitto. See also oversend.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transmit(verb)

    to cause to pass over or through; to communicate by sending; to send from one person or place to another; to pass on or down as by inheritance; as, to transmit a memorial; to transmit dispatches; to transmit money, or bills of exchange, from one country to another

  2. Transmit(verb)

    to suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light; metals transmit, or conduct, electricity


  1. Transmit

    Transmit is an FTP client for Mac OS X and Mac OS Classic. Developed by Panic, Transmit is shareware – after a seven-day trial period, the product can only be used for seven-minute sessions until it has been purchased. Transmit 4 includes a number of features, many of which take advantage of technologies Apple has introduced in OS X 10.4, such as uploading using a Dashboard widget or the dock, support for .Mac and iDisk/WebDAV, FTP/WebDAV/S3 servers as disks in Finder, Spotlight, Droplets, Amazon S3 support and Automator plugins. The app was called "Transit" at introduction, but had to be changed due to a conflict with an existing product. Transmit was also made for Mac OS Classic, but it has been discontinued and made freeware.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Transmit

    trans-mit′, v.t. to send across to another person or place: to suffer to pass through:—pr.p. transmit′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. transmit′ted.n. Transmissibil′ity.—adjs. Transmis′sible, Transmit′tible, that may be transmitted from one to another, or through any body or substance.—ns. Transmis′sion, Transmit′tal, act of transmitting: the sending from one place or person to another: passage through.—adj. Transmis′sive, transmitted: derived from one to another.—ns. Transmit′tance, transfer; Transmit′ter. [L. trans, across, mittĕre, missum, to send.]

Editors Contribution

  1. transmit

    To convey energy through a mechanism.

    The brain substances did transmit through the synapses regularly.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 27, 2020  
  2. transmit

    To convey, communicate or share data, information, fact or knowledge through a telecommunications network, structure, system, application, software, online or internet.

    The broadband router did transmit data from the internet.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Transmit' in Verbs Frequency: #909

How to pronounce Transmit?

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How to say Transmit in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Transmit in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Transmit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Transmit in a Sentence

  1. Jolyon Medlock:

    You've got a global movement of mosquitoes and a huge increase in human travel. Humans are moving the pathogens around and the mosquitoes are waiting there to transmit them.

  2. William Schaffner:

    We don't know whether it can move from a woman to a man. We assume also that if a man can transmit it to a woman, that a man could also transmit it to another man.

  3. Jason Davis:

    He was physically there at the gathering, but he would have had to be within three meters of someone to transmit an infection.

  4. William Schaffner:

    We don't think food is a mode of transmission of this virus, there are two ways it can transmit -- the animal is butchered and you create aerosols during the course of butchering and breathe them in.

  5. Antonio Costa:

    What I want to transmit, especially to markets, is that Portugal will maintain the stability of its European commitments.

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