Definition of televise in English:



  • Record for or transmit by television.

    ‘a live televised debate between the party leaders’
    • ‘Each host town will have two people present at the opening ceremony which will be televised.’
    • ‘The event is also being televised to thousands more armchair spectators.’
    • ‘Moreover, the play-off series was the first sports event to be televised from coast to coast.’
    • ‘Their tournaments are televised, the winners are garlanded with fame and money.’
    • ‘The parade is the largest in the world and is usually televised live across the United States.’
    • ‘He was scheduled to make a nationally televised address Friday night about the deadly riot.’
    • ‘In recent years, their expertise now produces televised cricket in India.’
    • ‘There will be a prize for the challenge match winner and the event might be televised, though this has yet to be confirmed.’
    • ‘In 1989, proceedings in the House of Commons were televised for the first time.’
    • ‘The hearing will be in public and screened on television but the later evidence sessions will not be televised.’
    • ‘This year, Cup Match was televised live and in its entirety for the first time.’
    • ‘He learns he is to give evidence to the foreign affairs select committee, which would be televised.’
    • ‘Events will also be televised on the big screen in the centre's food hall.’
    • ‘Not many literary launches are televised live and few audiences are so euphoric.’
    • ‘That these debates are televised and recorded for posterity are implicit in a democracy.’
    • ‘The winners of these heats will compete against each other in the national finals to be televised in November.’
    • ‘Crowds of 80,000 watched at Wembley and the event was televised for the first time by the BBC.’
    • ‘The two-hour show was televised on the national network so the whole country could watch.’
    • ‘The ceremony was due to be televised for the first time on Channel Four today.’
    • ‘Viewers can find out exactly how the couple did when the results of the sale and auction is televised next February.’
    broadcast, screen, air, telecast, simulcast
    transmit, relay
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1920s: back-formation from television.