Broadcast vs Newslike - What's the difference?

broadcast | newslike |


As adjectives the difference between broadcast and newslike

is that broadcast is (senseid)cast or scattered widely, in all directions while newslike is resembling or characteristic of news or a news broadcast.

As a noun broadcast

is a transmission of a radio or television programme aired to be received by anyone with a receiver.

As a verb broadcast

is to transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means.

broadcast

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (senseid)cast or scattered widely, in all directions
  • transmitted, signalled, or communicated via radio waves or electronic means
  • relating to transmissions of messages or signals via radio waves or electronic means
  • * '>citation
  • Synonyms

    * widespread

    Antonyms

    * narrowcast

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A transmission of a radio or television programme aired to be received by anyone with a receiver.
  • * '>citation
  • A programme (show, bulletin, documentary, and so on) so transmitted.
  • (dated) The act of scattering seed.
  • Antonyms

    * narrowcast

    Verb

  • To transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means
  • * '>citation
  • To transmit a message over a wide area
  • To appear as speaker, presenter or performer in a broadcast program
  • (archaic) To sow seeds over a wide area
  • * '>citation
  • To send an email in a single transmission to a (typically large) number of people
  • (broadcast)
  • Synonyms

    * air

    Antonyms

    * narrowcast

    newslike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling or characteristic of news or a news broadcast.
  • * 1972 , Agnes Domandi Langdon, Modern German literature
  • This accounts for the newslike freshness of his writings. Proof of its quality lies in the fact that some of his things can still be read today.
  • * 1992 , Edwin Diamond, Stephen Bates, The spot: the rise of political advertising on television
  • Such newslike spots had been done occasionally before, beginning when television news became a major source of information for voters...
  • * 2001 , David Walsh, Kristin Parker, Monica Walsh, Dr. Dave's Cyberhood
  • The newslike format is supposed to suggest we're getting something valuable, like insight into real life events. Of course, this isn't news...