Definition of Transmit

1. Verb. Transfer to another. "They transmit the information to them"; "Communicate a disease"

Exact synonyms: Communicate, Convey
Specialized synonyms: Communicate, Pass, Pass Along, Pass On, Put Across
Generic synonyms: Transfer
Derivative terms: Communication, Transmissible, Transmissible, Transmission, Transmitter

2. Verb. Transmit or serve as the medium for transmission. "Many metals conduct heat"
Exact synonyms: Carry, Channel, Conduct, Convey, Impart
Related verbs: Carry, Convey, Express, Carry
Generic synonyms: Bring, Convey, Take
Specialized synonyms: Wash Up, Pipe In, Bring In, Retransmit
Derivative terms: Carrier, Carry, Channel, Channel, Conduction, Conductive, Conductor, Conductor, Transmission, Transmittal

3. Verb. Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television. "We cannot air this X-rated song"
Exact synonyms: Air, Beam, Broadcast, Send
Category relationships: Broadcast Medium, Broadcasting
Generic synonyms: Air, Bare, Publicise, Publicize
Specialized synonyms: Satellite, Sportscast, Telecast, Televise, Interrogate, Rebroadcast, Rerun
Causes: Air
Derivative terms: Air, Beam, Broadcast, Broadcast, Broadcaster, Sender, Transmission, Transmitter

4. Verb. Send from one person or place to another. "They transmit the parcel to their parents"; "Transmit a message"

Definition of Transmit

1. v. t. To cause to pass over or through; to communicate by sending; to send from one person or place to another; to pass on or down as by inheritance; as, to transmit a memorial; to transmit dispatches; to transmit money, or bills of exchange, from one country to another.

Definition of Transmit

1. Verb. (transitive) To send or convey something from one person, place or thing to another. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To spread or pass on something such as a disease or a signal. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To impart, convey or hand down something by inheritance or heredity. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To communicate news or information. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To convey energy or force through a mechanism. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive) To send out a signal (as opposed to receive). ¹

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Definition of Transmit

1. to send from one place or person to another [v -MITTED, -MITTING, -MITS]

Medical Definition of Transmit

1. 1. To cause to pass over or through; to communicate by sending; to send from one person or place to another; to pass on or down as by inheritance; as, to transmit a memorial; to transmit dispatches; to transmit money, or bills of exchange, from one country to another. "The ancientest fathers must be next removed, as Clement of Alexandria, and that Eusebian book of evangelic preparation, transmitting our ears through a hoard of heathenish obscenities to receive the gospel." (Milton) "The scepter of that kingdom continued to be transmitted in the dynasty of Castile." (Prescott) 2. To suffer to pass through; as, glass transmits light; metals transmit, or conduct, electricity. Origin: L. Transmittere, transmissum; trans across, over + mittere to send: cf. F. Transmettre. See Missile. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transmit

transmission media
transmission medium
transmission microscope
transmission shaft
transmission system
transmission threshold
transmission time
transmit (current term)
transmitted light

Literary usage of Transmit

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1. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897 by United States President (1897)
"To the House of Representatives: I transmit herewith the annual report of the ... To the Senate of the United States: I transmit herewith to the Senate a ..."

2. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1921)
"Ordered, That the Clerk transmit said bill to the mayor of the city of New York for a hearing, pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution. ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"A tele-graph company being n public agent, and compelled to accept telegrams offered for transmission and transmit them at the price ..."

4. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1908)
"... Lieutenant Governor, Albany, NY: DEAB SIE: I have the honor to transmit herewith the report of the Public Service Commission, Second District, ..."

5. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"... the Secretary of the Senate, and the clerk of the House of Representatives, be, and they are hereby authorized to transmit, free of postage, ..."

6. Principles of Physics, Or Natural Philosophy: Designed for the Use of by Benjamin Silliman (1865)
"Liquids transmit in all directions, and with the same intensity, ... We cannot perfectly demonstrate, that liquids transmit pressure equally in all ..."

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