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English noun: broadcast

1. broadcast (communication) message that is transmitted by radio or television


Broader (hypernym)message


Narrower (hyponym)newscast, radio broadcast, rebroadcast, simulcast, telecast

2. broadcast (communication) a radio or television show


SamplesDid you see his program last night?.


Synonymsprogram, programme


Broader (hypernym)show


Narrower (hyponym)chat show, episode, game show, giveaway, installment, instalment, news, news program, news show, rerun, serial, series, sustaining program, talk show, television program, television show, TV program, TV show


English verb: broadcast

1. broadcast (communication) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television


SamplesWe cannot air this X-rated song.


Synonymsair, beam, send, transmit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)air, bare, publicise, publicize


Narrower (hyponym)interrogate, rebroadcast, rerun, satellite, sportscast, telecast, televise


Causeair


Domain categorybroadcast medium, broadcasting

2. broadcast (contact) sow over a wide area, especially by hand


SamplesBroadcast seeds.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)seed, sow


Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

3. broadcast (communication) cause to become widely known


SamplesSpread information.
Circulate a rumor.
Broadcast the news.


Synonymscircularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, pass around, propagate, spread


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)air, bare, publicise, publicize


Narrower (hyponym)carry, generalise, generalize, podcast, popularise, popularize, run, sow, vulgarise, vulgarize


Causecirculate, go around, spread


Verb groupcirculate, go around, spread









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