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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


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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