(noun, verb)


1. broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects

- Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done

Similar word(s): telecasting, video

Definition categories: communication, broadcasting

2. a telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points

Definition categories: man–made

3. an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen

Similar word(s): telly

Definition categories: man–made, receiver

Sentences with television as a noun:

- It’s a good thing that television doesn’t transmit smell.

- I have an old television in the study.

- fifty-seven channels and nothing on television


1. (neologism, informal) To watch television.