Pronunciation of Relay
/ɹˈiːle͡ɪ/, /ɹˈiːle‍ɪ/, /ɹ_ˈiː_l_eɪ/

Antonyms for relay

hold, retain, hold on, check, receive, withhold, keep quiet, keep.

Synonyms for relay

pass on, transmit (verb)

broadcast, carry, communicate, deliver, hand over, send, spread, transfer, turn over, hand down, hand on, send forth.

Sense 1

acquaint, advise, alert, apprise, carry, enlighten, impart, let down, pepper, propagate, signify, tell, transmit, volunteer, fill in, drill into, drum into, enlarge on, hammer into, put onto, report back, sketch in, spring on, tell of, trundle out.

Sense 2

break, elaborate, point out, share, update, lay on.

Sense 3

brief, give, race, say, send, shift, state.

Sense 4

flash, report.

Sense 5


Usage examples for relay

  1. In the jams of that relay, where the way led across a chaos of up- ended ice- cakes, and where Smoke slipped off the forward end of the sled and with a haul- rope toiled behind the wheel- dog, he passed three sleds. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  2. Before the trails went bad he could have freighted on the sled sufficient food for his journey home but had preferred to face the " break- up" in his own camp near a fish- lake and relay his meat over on his back in May. – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh

Idioms for relay

  1. relay sth to sm;