Complete Definition of "broadcast"

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English

Pronunciation
UK: IPA|/ˈbrɔːdkɑːst/
US: IPA|/ˈbɹʌdkæst/
SAMPA|/"brAdk{st/
audio|en-us-broadcast.ogg|Audio (US)
audio|en-ca-broadcast.ogg|Audio (CA)

Etymology
broad + cast

Noun
en-noun

  1. A transmission of a radio or television programme that can be received by anyone with a receiver.
  2. A programme so transmitted.
  3. dated The act of scattering seed.

Antonyms
narrowcast

Translations

Dutch: uitzending
German: Rundfunk m
Hebrew: שידור (shidur) m (1,2)
mid
Portuguese: transmissão f
Telugu: ప్రసారము (prasaaramu), p ప్రసారాలు (prasaaraalu)

Verb
en-verb|broadcasts|broadcasting|broadcast

  1. To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means
  2. To transmit a message over a wide area
  3. archaic To sow seeds over a wide area
  4. To send an email in a single transmission to a (typically large) number of people

Synonyms
air

Antonyms
narrowcast

Translations

Dutch: uitzenden, omroepen
French: diffuser par radio
German: senden (1), verbreiten (2)
Hebrew: לשדר (le'shader) (1)
Ido: brodkastar
Indonesian: siar, siar|menyiarkan
mid
Japanese: 放送する (ほうそうする, hōsō-suru)
Portuguese: transmitir
Telugu: ప్రసారంచేయు (prasaaramcheyu)
Welsh: darlledu

Related terms
broadcaster
broadcasting
vodcast

References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

Category:English irregular verbs

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