Transmit meaning

trăns-mĭt, trănz-
To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey.
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To cause to spread; pass on.

Transmit an infection.

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To convey (force or energy) from one part of a mechanism to another.
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To transmit is to transfer, or cause something to be transferred from one person to another or one place to another.

When you give someone a cold you have, this is an example of a situation where you transmit the cold virus.

When you cause information to be shared with a new person, this is an example of a situation where you transmit information.

When you broadcast a TV show, this is an example of a situation where you transmit the TV show.

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To send out a signal.
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To send or cause to go from one person or place to another, esp. across intervening space or distance; transfer; dispatch; convey.
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To pass along; impart (a disease, etc.)
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To hand down to others by heredity, inheritance, etc.
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To communicate (news, etc.)
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To convey (force, movement, etc.) from one mechanical part to another.
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To send out (radio or television broadcasts, etc.) by electromagnetic waves.
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To send out radio or television signals.
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To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey.
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To cause something such as an infection to spread; pass on.
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To impart or convey to others by heredity or inheritance; hand down.
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To send data over a communications line. See transfer.
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To send or convey something from one person, place or thing to another.
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To spread or pass on something such as a disease or a signal.
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To impart, convey or hand down something by inheritance or heredity.
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To convey energy or force through a mechanism.
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(intransitive) To send out a signal (as opposed to receive).
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To pass along (news or information); communicate.
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Origin of transmit

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

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

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

    From Wiktionary