- 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 relating 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.
Origin of broadcast
Examples from the Web for broadcasted
But instead of just quietly releasing a statement through a publicist, she broadcasted her anger far and wide.Jennifer Lawrence’s Righteous Fury Says Everything We Wanted to Say
December 29, 2014
Videos of Quorum: Global LGBT Voices talks and panel discussions will be broadcasted on The Daily Beast in coming months.A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality
December 11, 2014
The service, which will be broadcasted by the BBC, will mark the life of the former South African president.Prince Harry To Represent Queen at Mandela Memorial
February 26, 2014
On that same day, I had to release the single, the video, and do the concert for 50,000 people, and YouTube broadcasted it online.Psy on New Single ‘Gentleman,’ Kim Jong-un, Justin Bieber & More
April 29, 2013
The debate will be broadcasted by NBC and it starts at 9pm ET.Join My Liveblog of Tonight's GOP Debate
January 24, 2012
Warnings have been broadcasted, but there are no stocks of chemicals that might counteract it.
When cowpeas are planted for hay the seeds should be drilled or broadcasted.Agriculture for Beginners
Charles William Burkett
The soil may be broadcasted by hand or applied with a fertilizer distributer.
Tom exclaimed to Frank who was listening to a broadcasted speech.The Radio Detectives
A. Hyatt Verrill
Information as to weather indications were broadcasted from Arlington.The Campfire Girls on Station Island
- to transmit (announcements or programmes) on radio or television
- (intr) to take part in a radio or television programme
- (tr) to make widely known throughout an areato broadcast news
- (tr) to scatter (seed, etc) over an area, esp by hand
- a transmission or programme on radio or television
- (as modifier)a broadcast signal
- the act of scattering seeds
- (as modifier)the broadcast method of sowing
- dispersed over a wide areabroadcast seeds
- far and wideseeds to be sown broadcast
Word Origin and History for broadcasted
1767, adjective, in reference to the spreading of seed, from broad (adj.) + past participle of cast (v.). Figurative use is recorded from 1785. Modern media use began with radio (1922, adjective and noun). As a verb, recorded from 1813 in an agricultural sense, 1829 in a figurative sense, 1921 in reference to radio.