Meaning of RADIO in English

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.


Radio is the broadcasting of programmes for the public to listen to, by sending out signals from a transmitter.

The announcement was broadcast on ~ and television.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N n


You can refer to the programmes broadcast by ~ stations as the ~.

A lot of people tend to listen to the ~ in the mornings...

N-SING: the N


A ~ is the piece of equipment that you use in order to listen to ~ programmes.

He sat down in the armchair and turned on the ~.



Radio is a system of sending sound over a distance by transmitting electrical signals.

They are in twice daily ~ contact with the rebel leader.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N n


A ~ is a piece of equipment that is used for sending and receiving messages.

...the young constable who managed to raise the alarm on his ~...



If you ~ someone, you send a message to them by ~.

The officer ~ed for advice...

A few minutes after take-off, the pilot ~ed that a fire had broken out.

VERB: V adv/prep, V that, also V n, V

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