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Synonyms of 'broadcast'

(noun) 
Definition
a transmission or programme on radio or television
a broadcast on the national radio
Synonyms
transmission
A webcast is a transmission using the internet.
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show
I had my own TV show.
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programme
a series of TV programmes on global warming
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telecast
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webcast
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vodcast
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mobcast
(verb) 
Definition
to transmit (announcements or programmes) on radio or television
CNN also broadcasts programmes in Europe.
Synonyms
transmit
letters begging them to transmit the programme daily
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show
The drama will be shown on American TV.
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send
The space probe sent back pictures of Triton.
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air
Tonight, the channel will air a documentary called `Democracy in Action'.
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radio
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cable
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beam
The interview was beamed live across America.
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send out
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relay
It will be used mainly to relay television programmes.
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televise
Every stage of the race will be televised.
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put on the air
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stream (videos)
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open-line (Canadian)
(verb) 
Definition
to make widely known throughout an area
Don't broadcast your business outside the family.
Synonyms
make public
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report
Several newspapers reported the decision.
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announce
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
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publish
The paper did not publish his name for legal reasons.
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spread
Someone has been spreading rumours about us.
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advertise
Religious groups are not allowed to advertise on TV.
It has been much advertised in specialist magazines.
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proclaim
He continues to proclaim his innocence.
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circulate
Public employees are circulating a petition calling for his reinstatement.
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disseminate
The press plays a critical part in disseminating news and information.
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promulgate
Such behaviour promulgates a negative image of the British.
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shout from the rooftops (informal)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of advertise
Definition
to present or praise (goods or a service) to the public, in order to encourage sales
Religious groups are not allowed to advertise on TV.It has been much advertised in specialist magazines.
Synonyms
plug (informal),
push (informal),
crack up (informal),
make known,
beat the drum (informal),
bring to public notice
in the sense of air
Tonight, the channel will air a documentary called `Democracy in Action'.
Synonyms
cable,
put on the air
in the sense of announce
Definition
to proclaim
The couple were planning to announce their engagement.
Synonyms
make known,
tweet,
make public,
shout from the rooftops (informal),
give out

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