transmit

[ trans-mit, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈmɪt, trænz- /

verb (used with object), trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting.

verb (used without object), trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·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

1350–1400; Middle English transmitten<Latin trānsmittere to send across, equivalent to trāns-trans- + mittere to send

synonym study for transmit

2. See carry.

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British Dictionary definitions for transmit

transmit
/ (trænzˈmɪt) /

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
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Medical definitions for transmit

transmit
[ trăns-mĭt, trănz- ]

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•mitta•ble adj.
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