Transmit Definition

trăns-mĭt, trănz-
transmits, transmitted, transmitting
transmits, transmitted, transmitting
To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey.
Webster's New World
To impart or convey to others by heredity.
American Heritage
To send out radio or television signals.
Webster's New World
To pass along; impart (a disease, etc.)
Webster's New World
To cause (light, heat, sound, etc.) to pass through air or some other medium.
The sun transmits heat and light.
Webster's New World

Origin of Transmit

  • From Middle English transmitten, from Latin trānsmittō (“transmit", verb, literally “over-send"). See also oversend.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English transmitten from Latin trānsmittere trāns- trans- mittere to send

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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