What does broadcast mean?

Definitions for broadcast
ˈbrɔdˌkæst, -ˌkɑstbroad·cast

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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.

    Etymology: broad + cast

  2. broadcast(Noun)

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  3. broadcast(Noun)

    The act of scattering seed.

    Etymology: broad + cast

  4. broadcast(Verb)

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  5. broadcast(Verb)

    To transmit a message over a wide area

    Etymology: broad + cast

  6. broadcast(Verb)

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  7. broadcast(Verb)

    To sow seeds over a wide area

    Etymology: broad + cast

  8. broadcast(Verb)

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  9. broadcast(Adjective)

    cast or scattered widely, in all directions

    Etymology: 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.

Editors Contribution

  1. broadcast

    To transmit and communicate.

    The radio and television are a form of broadcast.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

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  1. broadcast

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce broadcast?

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How to say broadcast in sign language?

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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

Examples of broadcast in a Sentence

  1. Lister Staveley-Smith:

    Hundreds of new galaxies were discovered, using the same telescope that was used to broadcast the TV pictures from Apollo 11, the electronic technology at the back end is substantially different and that is why we can still keep using these old telescopes.

  2. The BBC:

    No one else has been suspended. Top Gear will not be broadcast this Sunday.

  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. Justice Minister Masako Mori:

    I decided to do this because defendant Ghosn was looking to justify his unlawful exit from Japan by propagating a false recognition of our justice system, i felt that we needed to respond immediately to broadcast a correct understanding to people around the world.

  5. Tara McGowan:

    Too many candidates and party committees still today lean way too closely to outdated assumptions of how to win elections and lean on a very old, outdated model, you don't pick a very small, targeted group of people and meet them one-on-one or over broadcast television and move the needle just enough to win.

Images & Illustrations of broadcast

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Translations for broadcast

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  • 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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