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trans·mit

 (trăns-mĭt′, trănz-)
v. trans·mit·ted, trans·mit·ting, trans·mits
v.tr.
1. To send from one person, thing, or place to another; convey. See Synonyms at send1.
2. To cause to spread; pass on: transmit an infection.
3.
a. To impart or convey to others by heredity.
b. To impart or convey to others by inheritance.
4. To pass along (news or information); communicate.
5.
a. Electronics To send (a signal), as by wire or radio.
b. Physics To cause (a disturbance) to propagate through a medium.
6. To convey (force or energy) from one part of a mechanism to another.
v.intr.
To send out a signal.

[Middle English transmitten, from Latin trānsmittere : trāns-, trans- + mittere, to send.]

trans·mit′ta·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transmitted - occurring among members of a family usually by heredity; "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features"
heritable, inheritable - capable of being inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title"
References in classic literature ?
Hence very few of the original species will have transmitted offspring to the fourteen-thousandth generation.
These molecular changes were transmitted to the cerebral cells of progeny, became, in short, racial memories.
There are a few passages in the ensuing chapters which may be thought to bear rather bard upon a reverend order of men, the account of whose proceedings in different quarters of the globe-- transmitted to us through their own hands--very generally, and often very deservedly, receives high commendation.
Dead to her uncle, who had renounced her; dead to the servants of the house, who had failed to recognise her; dead to the persons in authority, who had transmitted her fortune to her husband and her aunt; dead to my mother and my sister, who believed me to be the dupe of an adventuress and the victim of a fraud; socially, morally, legally-- dead.
There was still a large percentage of people who denied that spoken words could be transmitted by a wire.
I do not see why history has not transmitted to posterity the names of these four discreet and venerable damsels.
royal hand could, it appears, be transmitted along with other crown
Little circumstances, which were perhaps accidental in a great author, were by these critics considered to constitute his chief merit, and transmitted as essentials to be observed by all his successors.
The evil of these departed years would naturally have sprung up again, in such rank weeds (symbolic of the transmitted vices of society) as are always prone to root themselves about human dwellings.
The thews of the sire had been transmitted to the son--it needed only the hardening of use to develop them.
To avoid which censure I fear I have run too much into the other extreme; and that if this treatise should happen to be translated into the language of Brobdingnag (which is the general name of that kingdom,) and transmitted thither, the king and his people would have reason to complain that I had done them an injury, by a false and diminutive representation.
The Lycian Confederacy, as far as its principles and form are transmitted, must have borne a still greater analogy to it.