re·​broad·​cast | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbrȯd-ˌkast How to pronounce rebroadcast (audio) \
rebroadcast; rebroadcasting

Definition of rebroadcast

transitive verb

1 : to broadcast again (a radio or television program being simultaneously received from another source)
2 : to repeat (a broadcast) at a later time

Other Words from rebroadcast

rebroadcast noun

Examples of rebroadcast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The spokesperson said the company has taken the account offline and is monitoring any others who might rebroadcast the video. Haleluya Hadero, Anchorage Daily News, 16 May 2022 The spokesperson said the company has taken the account offline and is monitoring any others who might rebroadcast the video. Haleluya Hadero, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 May 2022 The forum will rebroadcast on cable channel 19 on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. and on channel HD-1086 at 9:30 p.m. Complete election details can be found on the town website at, in the town code. Madison Bateman,, 11 Oct. 2021 The special will rebroadcast at 6:30 p.m. June 12 on WRBW. Kathleen Christiansen,, 9 June 2021 More expansive networks, however, will likely require quantum repeaters to copy, correct, amplify, and rebroadcast virtually every signal. Gabriel Popkin, Science | AAAS, 3 June 2021 Masters event, Riot gave certain high-profile content creators, including Ninja, Pokimane and Shroud, permission to rebroadcast the stream with their commentary. Washington Post, 1 Apr. 2021 The show will rebroadcast on Lundi Gras (Feb. 15) and Mardi Gras (Feb. 16). John Pope,, 1 Feb. 2021 Most are resolved within days of a station rescinding rights to rebroadcast its signal. Mike Freeman, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of rebroadcast

1923, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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21 May 2022

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“Rebroadcast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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