noun, plural ra·di·os.
verb (used with object), ra·di·oed, ra·di·o·ing.
verb (used without object), ra·di·oed, ra·di·o·ing.
Origin of radio
Related Words for radioeddisclose, reveal, give, suggest, apprise, alert, warn, brief, declare, caution, telephone, announce, advise, tell, relay, disseminate, transfer, conduct, impart, broadcast
Examples from the Web for radioed
Contemporary Examples of radioed
He radioed that he was making a “subject stop” and asked for back-up.The Teen Love Letters that Led to a Tragic Murder-Suicide in Florida
March 30, 2014
Historical Examples of radioed
While he slept, Krannon must have radioed ahead, because Kerk was waiting when they arrived.Deathworld
Then he got a code message by radio, calling him back, and he radioed this Sub Chaser to pick him up.
It was then he had radioed Inspector Burton aboard the Bear, and caused the latter to return.
Perhaps they sighted our task force and radioed word to their base before you put the lot of them out of commission.Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal
Robert Sydney Bowen
We radioed Puerto Rico patrol base and gave them the U-boat's position.Dave Dawson at Casablanca
Robert Sydney Bowen
noun plural -os
- the occupation or profession concerned with any aspect of the broadcasting of sound radio programmeshe's in radio
- (modifier)relating to, produced for, or transmitted by sound radioradio drama
- of, relating to, employed in, or sent by radio signalsa radio station
- of, concerned with, using, or operated by radio frequenciesradio spectrum
verb -os, -oing or -oed
Word Origin for radio
"wireless transmission of voice signals with radio waves," 1907, abstracted from earlier combinations such as radio-receiver (1903), radiophone (1881), radio-telegraphy (1898), from radio- as a comb. form of Latin radius "beam." Use for "radio receiver" is first attested 1913; sense of "sound broadcasting as a medium" is from 1913.
It is not a dream, but a probability that the radio will demolish blocs, cut the strings of red tape, actuate the voice "back home," dismantle politics and entrench the nation's executive in a position of power unlike that within the grasp of any executive in the world's history. ["The Reading Eagle," Reading, Pa., U.S.A., March 16, 1924]
Wireless remained more widespread until World War II, when military preference for radio turned the tables. As an adjective by 1912, "by radio transmission;" meaning "controlled by radio" from 1974. Radio _______ "radio station or service from _______" is recorded from 1920. A radio shack (1946) was a small building housing radio equipment.
1916, from radio (n.). Related: Radioed; radioing.