c.1400, from Latin transmittere "send across, transfer, pass on," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + mittere "to send" (see mission). Related: Transmitted; transmitting.
transmit trans·mit (trāns-mĭt', trānz-)v. trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting, trans·mits
To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey.
To cause to spread; pass on.
To impart or convey to others by heredity or inheritance; hand down.