Meaning of broadcast
Pronunciation: (brôd'kast", -käst"), [key]
— v., n., adj., adv. -cast -cast•ed, -cast•ing,
- to transmit (programs) from a radio or television station.
- to speak, perform, sponsor, or present on a radio or television program: The President will broadcast his message on all stations tonight.
- to cast or scatter abroad over an area, as seed in sowing.
- to spread widely; disseminate: She broadcast the good news all over town.
- to indicate unwittingly to another (one's next action); telegraph: He broadcast his punch and the other man was able to parry it.
- to transmit programs or signals from a radio or television station.
- to make something known widely; disseminate something.
- to speak, perform, sponsor, or present all or part of a radio or television program: The Boston Symphony Orchestra broadcasts every Saturday on our local station.
- something that is broadcast.
- a single radio or television program.
- the broadcasting of radio or television messages, speeches, etc.
- a single period of broadcasting.
- a method of sowing by scattering seed.
- (of programs) transmitted from a radio or television station.
- of or pertaining to broadcasting.
- cast abroad or all over an area, as seed scattered widely.
- so as to reach the greatest number of people by radio or television: The vital news was sent broadcast to inform the entire nation.
- so as to be cast abroad over an area: seed sown broadcast.
- broadcast (Thesaurus)