Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

relay

2 verb
     
re‧lay2 past tense and past participle relayed [transitive]
1 to pass a message from one person or place to another [= pass on]
relay something to somebody
He quickly relayed this news to the other members of staff.
2TCB if radio or television signals are relayed, they are received and sent, especially so that they can be heard on the radio or seen on television:
The broadcasts were relayed by satellite.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary