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English verb: transmit

1. transmit (possession) transfer to another


SamplesCommunicate a disease.


ExamplesThey transmit them the information, They transmit the information to them


Synonymscommunicate, convey


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)transfer


Narrower (hyponym)communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across

2. transmit (motion) transmit or serve as the medium for transmission


SamplesSound carries well over water.
The airwaves carry the sound.
Many metals conduct heat.


Synonymscarry, channel, conduct, convey, impart


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


Broader (hypernym)bring, convey, take


Narrower (hyponym)bring in, pipe in, retransmit, wash up


Verb groupcarry, carry, convey, express

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


SamplesWe cannot air this X-rated song.


Synonymsair, beam, broadcast, send


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

4. transmit (contact) send from one person or place to another


SamplesTransmit a message.


Synonymschannel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transport


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


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)bring, convey, fetch, get, project, propagate, release, send, send out, translate, turn









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