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transmit

[ trans-mit, tranz- ]
/ tr忙ns藞m瑟t, tr忙nz- /
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Definition of transmit

verb (used with object), trans路mit路ted, trans路mit路ting.
verb (used without object), trans路mit路ted, trans路mit路ting.
to send a signal by wire, radio, or television waves.
to pass on a right or obligation to heirs or descendants.
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Origin of transmit

1350鈥1400; Middle English transmitten<Latin tr膩nsmittere to send across, equivalent to tr膩ns-trans- + mittere to send

synonym study for transmit

2. See carry.

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British Dictionary definitions for transmit

transmit
/ (tr忙nz藞m瑟t) /

verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted

Derived forms of transmit

transmittable or transmittible, adjectivetransmittal, noun

Word Origin for transmit

C14: from Latin transmittere to send across, from trans- + mittere to send
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for transmit

transmit
[ tr膬ns-m沫t, tr膬nz- ]

v.
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.

Other words from transmit

trans鈥itta鈥le adj.
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