What does broadcast mean?

Definitions for broadcast
ˈbrɔdˌkæst, -ˌkɑstbroad·cast

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. broadcastnoun

    message that is transmitted by radio or television

  2. broadcast, program, programmeverb

    a radio or television show

    "did you see his program last night?"

  3. air, send, broadcast, beam, transmitverb

    broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

    "We cannot air this X-rated song"

  4. broadcastverb

    sow over a wide area, especially by hand

    "broadcast seeds"

  5. circulate, circularize, circularise, distribute, disseminate, propagate, broadcast, spread, diffuse, disperse, pass aroundverb

    cause to become widely known

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

Wiktionary

  1. broadcastnoun

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  2. broadcastnoun

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  3. broadcastnoun

    The act of scattering seed.

    Etymology: broad + cast

  4. broadcastverb

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  5. broadcastverb

    To transmit a message over a wide area

    Etymology: broad + cast

  6. broadcastverb

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  7. broadcastverb

    To sow seeds over a wide area

    Etymology: broad + cast

  8. broadcastverb

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

    Etymology: broad + cast

  9. broadcastadjective

    cast or scattered widely, in all directions

    Etymology: broad + cast

Webster Dictionary

  1. Broadcastnoun

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

  2. Broadcastadjective

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

  3. Broadcastadjective

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

  4. Broadcastadverb

    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.

Suggested Resources

  1. broadcast

    Song lyrics by broadcast -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by broadcast on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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. Wil Crowe:

    I think Chad (Kuhl) said, ‘How about a Yoshi bomb here?’ we were all like, ‘Yeah, we would love that, wouldn’t we? That'd be awesome.' Sure enough, he hit it and we started hearing the broadcast yelling. I ran over. Wow, that was awesome. Yoshi's awesome.

  2. The Queen:

    It reminds me of the very first broadcast I made, in 1940, helped by my sister. We, as children, spoke from here at Windsor Castle to children who had been evacuated from their homes and sent away for their own safety.

  3. Ronald Reagan:

    My fellow Americans I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes. (Comment while testing a microphone before a broadcast 11 Aug 84)

  4. John McCrostie:

    Sexual assault survivors are seldom subjected to having their testimony publicly broadcast. But she knew that her truth enabled others to not suffer as she has, we owe it to Jane Doe and to future Jane Does.

  5. Barry Schellenberg:

    People want to migrate where they want to go and a lot more companies are allowing employees to work remotely, very large organizations have broadcast to their employees : You don't need to be close to the office anymore.

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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