What does publish mean?

Definitions for publish
ˈpʌb lɪʃpub·lish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. print, publishverb

    put into print

    "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"

  2. publish, bring out, put out, issue, releaseverb

    prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

    "publish a magazine or newspaper"

  3. publish, writeverb

    have (one's written work) issued for publication

    "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"

Wiktionary

  1. publishverb

    To issue a medium (e.g. publication).

    Etymology: publicen (and publish to look like to banish, finish), from publier, from publicare, from publicus; see public.

  2. publishverb

    To issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution.

    Etymology: publicen (and publish to look like to banish, finish), from publier, from publicare, from publicus; see public.

  3. publishverb

    To announce to the public.

    Etymology: publicen (and publish to look like to banish, finish), from publier, from publicare, from publicus; see public.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Publishverb

    to make public; to make known to mankind, or to people in general; to divulge, as a private transaction; to promulgate or proclaim, as a law or an edict

  2. Publishverb

    to make known by posting, or by reading in a church; as, to publish banns of marriage

  3. Publishverb

    to send forth, as a book, newspaper, musical piece, or other printed work, either for sale or for general distribution; to print, and issue from the press

  4. Publishverb

    to utter, or put into circulation; as, to publish counterfeit paper

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Publish

    pub′lish, v.t. to make public: to divulge: to announce: to proclaim: to send forth to the public: to print and offer for sale: to put into circulation.—adj. Pub′lishable.—ns. Pub′lisher, one who makes public: one who publishes books; Pub′lishment, publication, esp. of banns.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. publish

    To make known. In a garrison orders are published by being read at parade. Orders are also published by circulating written copies.

Editors Contribution

  1. Publish

    To prepare, produce and communicate an electronic document.

    They did publish their lyrics online.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 11, 2020  

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'publish' in Verbs Frequency: #183

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of publish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of publish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of publish in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Guess what bridges and covers up the gap or vacuum between the past and the present heroes or events? It is just compilation, documentation and publication of both the past and the present events, quotes, articles, writings, speeches, words, undertakings and stuffs like that. Thus, never ever hesitate nor fail to record, document, compile and publish all the positive and impactful things that you yourself or others have written already. Listen up, you ought to do just that if not for any other reason, at least for the sake and use of the posterity ahead of you. Therefore, dare to do just that. For, you yourself and the posterity ahead will be glad that you did someday. -Emeasoba George

  2. Chris Cox:

    Many antigun politicians and members of the media have wrongly claimed that 3D printing technology will allow for the production and widespread proliferation of undetectable plastic firearms, regardless of what a person may be able to publish on the internet, undetectable plastic guns have been illegal for 30 years. Federal law passed in 1988, crafted with the NRA's support, makes it unlawful to manufacture, import, sell, ship, deliver, possess, transfer, or receive an undetectable firearm.

  3. James Bennett:

    If you publish a story you couldn't then just pull it down.

  4. Rick Santorum:

    She said we have to publish this, we have to publish these letters. Anyway, we found a Catholic publisher to publish it, it sold out. It's still around, it's called ‘Letters to Gabriel.’.

  5. Timothy Sandefur:

    If newspapers can’t be barred from publishing stolen military documents during wartime, then parents certainly have a constitutional right to publish documents the government gave to them pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act request.

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