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Definition 1: message that is transmitted by radio or television - [noun denoting communication]

(broadcast is a kind of ...) a communication (usually brief) that is written or spoken or signaled

"he sent a three-word message"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a broadcast that repeated at a later time

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a broadcast via radio

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a broadcast that is carried simultaneously by radio and television (or by FM and AM radio)

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a television broadcast

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a broadcast of news or commentary on the news

Definition 2: a radio or television show - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where broadcast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • did you see his program last night?

Synonyms for broadcast in the sense of this definition

(broadcast is a kind of ...) a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

"they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a program devoted to current events, often using interviews and commentary

"we watch the 7 o'clock news every night"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a program that is broadcast again

"she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a program during which well-known people discuss a topic or answer questions telephoned in by the audience

"in England they call a talk show a chat show"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a program broadcast by television

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a television or radio program in which contestants compete for awards

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a serialized set of programs

"a comedy series" "the Masterworks concert series"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a part of a broadcast serial

(... is a kind of broadcast ) a program without a commercial sponsor

Definition 3: cause to become widely known - [verb of communication]

Samples where broadcast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spread information
  • circulate a rumor
  • broadcast the news

Synonyms for broadcast in the sense of this definition

(broadcast is a kind of ...) make public

"She aired her opinions on welfare"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) distribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer

(... is a kind of broadcast ) introduce into an environment

"sow suspicion or beliefs"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use

"They popularized coffee in Washington State" "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) include as the content; broadcast or publicize

"We ran the ad three times" "This paper carries a restaurant review" "All major networks carried the press conference"

(broadcast has a similar meaning as ...) become widely known and passed on

"the rumor spread" "the story went around in the office"

Definition 4: broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television - [verb of communication]

Samples where broadcast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We cannot air this X-rated song

Synonyms for broadcast in the sense of this definition

(broadcast is a kind of ...) make public

"She aired her opinions on welfare"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) broadcast or disseminate via satellite

(... is a kind of broadcast ) broadcast a sports event

(... is a kind of broadcast ) broadcast via television

"The Royal wedding was televised"

(... is a kind of broadcast ) transmit (a signal) for setting off an appropriate response, as in telecommunication

(... is a kind of broadcast ) broadcast again, as of a film

(broadcast causes ...) be broadcast

"This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."

(broadcast belongs to category ...) a medium that disseminates via telecommunications

Definition 5: sow over a wide area, especially by hand - [verb of contact]

Samples where broadcast or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • broadcast seeds

(broadcast is a kind of ...) place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

"She sowed sunflower seeds"

(broadcast belongs to category ...) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

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