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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 (from some place) (to some place)

to send or dispatch something from one place to another. Can you transmit a fax from your hotel to your office? I can transmit it to any place in the world.

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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