Synonyms of 'relay'
to broadcast (a performance or event) as it happensIt will be used mainly to relay television programmes.
More than a thousand people listened to a relay of the proceedings.
a broadcast on the national radio
a series of TV programmes on global warming
The ambassador has brought a communication from the President.
A webcast is a transmission using the internet.
dispatch, , ,
this dispatch from our West Africa correspondent
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in the sense of carry
to take from one place to anotherHe carried the plate through to the dining room.
in the sense of communicate
to transmit (to)typhus, a disease communicated by body lice
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