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transmit (something) to (someone or something)

1. To send or dispatch something to someone, something, or some place. You must transmit this package to the consulate as soon as possible. The CEO confirmed that he had transmitted his resignation letter to the board of directors.
2. To send, convey, or communicate something to someone or something through or as through a radio signal, transmission line, fiber optic cable, etc. The spy had been secretly transmitting classified information to his home country using a powerful shortwave radio. Nearly every person and company in the world transmits information to each other over the Internet nowadays.
3. To spread some disease or infection to someone else; to infect someone with something. Infected people can pass the virus to others through the air. Many people become carriers for the disease, unwittingly transmitting it to others because they do not suffer any symptoms of it themselves.
4. To impart or pass on genetic material or information to another person, animal, or plant by heredity. The parent fish can transmit the genetic defects to their offspring. Male-pattern baldness is in part transmitted to men from their maternal grandfathers.
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transmit something to someone or something

to send or dispatch something to someone or something. Please transmit this message to Rachel. I will transmit the message to my office.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
We have seen that it is the common, the widely-diffused, and widely-ranging species, belonging to the larger genera, which vary most; and these will tend to transmit to their modified offspring that superiority which now makes them dominant in their own countries.
His father had had none to transmit to him; but honor and conscience he did have and these were to trouble him many times as they battled with his inherent love of freedom for possession of his soul.
The wireless power system received signals from the sensor containing the ECG electric power supply, to transmit to an external monitor via Bluetooth.
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, VIRGINIA higher education institutions have been required to electronically transmit to Virginia state police the following on each accepted applicant: name; Social Security "or other identifying number"; date of birth; and gender.
In several studies describing enhancement of arboviral infection by mosquito transmission, multiple mosquitoes were allowed to feed and transmit to 1 vertebrate (19-21), or salivary gland extracts from many mosquitoes were injected with virus (20,22).
The model AY-G20S-1 assembly is a PIN diode activated switch that connects a transmitter to any of 16 ports and rapidly switches from transmit to receive mode while maintaining high isolation between the transmitter and receiver without degrading receiver performance.
Of course, we are mainly concerned with infections or infestations that hedgehogs can transmit to humans, but we also noted that the inverse can be true, and humans can be a source of infection in pet hedgehogs.
Among the 77 patients, 66 did not transmit to others, and 7 transmitted to [less than or equal to] 3 contacts, in contrast, four persons (patients A, D, H, and I) transmitted to [greater than or equal to] 8 others and were designated as associated with superspreading.