verb (used with object), broad·cast or broad·cast·ed, broad·cast·ing.
verb (used without object), broad·cast or broad·cast·ed, broad·cast·ing.
Examples from the Web for broadcast
In fact, Americans had to wait several hours until film of the event reached New York for it to be broadcast.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If you look at the newspapers, it's all broadcast all over the place.Justice League Vigil for Slain NYPD Officers Asks Whose Life Matters|Olivia Nuzzi|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thank you, FCC, for all the football that is broadcast on Thanksgiving Day.Up to a Point: Thanks to the Biggest Turkey, Uncle Sam|P. J. O’Rourke|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Internet news agency slon.ru compiled a list of all the mistakes in the broadcast by Channel 1.Digital Doublethink: Playing Truth or Dare with Putin, Assad and ISIS|Christopher Dickey, Anna Nemtsova|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was recorded as a little online extra while Mason and his crew waited to film a stand-up for the broadcast news program.
The decision was easy to make for Jim was likeable and both of the girls wanted the broadcast to be a success.Janet Hardy in Radio City|Ruthe S. Wheeler
Maida's voice, futilely attempting to broadcast over the uproar.Tarrano the Conqueror|Raymond King Cummings
Also, there was a broadcast here in the transcript about the railroad yard.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The broadcast said that the wave-type produced unpredictable surges of current.The Machine That Saved The World|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The abolitionists reprinted portions of Society of America, as a pamphlet, and distributed it broadcast.Harriet Martineau|Florence Fenwick Miller
British Dictionary definitions for broadcast
verb -casts, -casting, -cast or -casted
- 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
Word Origin and History for broadcast
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.