verb (used with or without object), tel·e·vised, tel·e·vis·ing.
- to send or receive by television.
- to put (a programme) on television
- (tr) to transmit (a programme, signal, etc) by television
v.1927 back-formation from television, on model of other verbs from nouns ending in -(v)ision (e.g. revise). Related: Televised; televising.