transmit

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See also: transmît

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: trănsmĭt', trănzmĭt' IPA(key): /tɹænsˈmɪt/, /tɹænzˈmɪt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

transmit (third-person singular simple present transmits, present participle transmitting, simple past and past participle transmitted)

  1. (transitive) To send or convey something from one person, place or thing to another.
  2. (transitive) To spread or pass on something such as a disease or a signal.
  3. (transitive) To impart, convey or hand down something by inheritance or heredity.
  4. (transitive) To communicate news or information.
  5. (transitive) To convey energy or force through a mechanism.
  6. (intransitive) To send out a signal (as opposed to receive).

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

transmit

  1. third-person singular past historic of transmettre