transmitir
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "trasmitir."
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (radio and television)
a. to transmit
La antena interior que compré no transmite las señales HD.The portable antenna I bought doesn't transmit HD signals.
b. to broadcast
La estación de radio transmite el programa desde sus estudios en el centro de la ciudad.The radio station broadcasts the program from its downtown studios.
2. (to conduct)
a. to transmit
El agua transmite el sonido mejor que el aire.Water transmits sound better than air.
3. (to communicate)
a. to pass on
Mayra nos transmitió el mensaje que recibió en su visita con el presidente municipal.Mayra passed on to us the message she received during her visit with the governor.
4. (to infect)
a. to give
Dania le transmitió los piojos a su compañera de cuarto.Dania gave her roommate lice.
b. to transmit
El mosquito Aedes aegypti transmite el dengue.The Aedes aegypti mosquito transmits dengue fever.
c. to pass on
Rebeca le transmitió la tara genética de su mamá a su hija.Rebeca passed on her mother's genetic defect to her daughter.
5. (legal)
a. to transfer
Los dos propietarios tienen que estar presentes en la firma del acta para transmitir la propiedad.Both owners have to be present when the document is signed to transfer ownership.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (radio and television)
a. to broadcast
Transmitimos desde el Cerro del Cuatro a toda la zona metropolitana.We broadcast from Four Hills to the entire metropolitan area.
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transmitir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (sonido, onda)
a. to transmit
2. (saludos, noticias)
a. to pass on
3. (rad & tv)
a. to broadcast
4. (ceder)
a. to transfer
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
5. (general)
a. to be transmitted
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transmitir
transitive verb
1 (Rad) (TV) [+señal, sonido] to transmit; [+programa] to broadcast
2 [+bienes, saludos, recados] to pass on
3 [+enfermedad, gérmenes] to give; pass on
4 (Jur) to transfer;a to
intransitive verb
(Rad) (TV) to broadcast
pronominal verb
transmitirse [+enfermedad, gérmenes] to be transmitted; be passed on
una enfermedad que no se transmite entre seres humanos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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