[ ree-brawd-kast, -kahst ]
/ riˈbrɔdˌkæst, -ˌkɑst /

verb (used with object), re·broad·cast or re·broad·cast·ed, re·broad·cast·ing.

to broadcast again from the same station.
to relay (a radio or television program, speech, etc., received from another station).


a program that is rebroadcast.

Nearby words

  1. rebrand,
  2. rebranding,
  3. rebreathing,
  4. rebreathing anesthesia,
  5. rebreathing technique,
  6. rebuff,
  7. rebuild,
  8. rebuke,
  9. rebus,
  10. rebus sic stantibus

Origin of rebroadcast

First recorded in 1920–25; re- + broadcast Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for rebroadcast



also re-broadcast, 1923, from re- + broadcast (v.). Related: Rebroadcasting.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper