- 1 [transitive, intransitive] transmit (something) (from…) (to…) to send an electronic signal, radio or television broadcast, etc. signals transmitted from a satellite The ceremony was transmitted live by satellite to over fifty countries. a shortwave radio that can transmit as well as receive
- 2[transitive] to pass something from one person to another synonym transfer transmit something sexually transmitted diseases transmit something to somebody Parents can unwittingly transmit their own fears to their children.
- 3[transitive] transmit something (technology) to allow heat, light, sound, etc. to pass through synonym conduct
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NAmE//trænsˈmɪt//, NAmE//trænzˈmɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they transmit
,he / she / it transmits
,past simple transmitted
,-ing form transmitting