What does publish mean?

Definitions for publish
ˈpʌb lɪʃpub·lish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. print, publish(verb)

    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, release(verb)

    prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

    "publish a magazine or newspaper"

  3. publish, write(verb)

    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. publish(Verb)

    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. publish(Verb)

    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. publish(Verb)

    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. Publish(verb)

    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. Publish(verb)

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

  3. Publish(verb)

    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. Publish(verb)

    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  

British National Corpus

  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. WhatsApp:

    As a starting point, we will soon publish new educational materials around misinformation and conduct our news literacy workshops.

  2. Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, Attributed; when the courtesan Harriette Wilson threatened to publish her memoirs and his:

    Publish and be damned!

  3. Toomas Hendrik Ilves:

    They hack email and publish embarrassing articles, russians don’t like Macron, they don’t want him being president. Macron is seen as a unifying figure in the European Union holding sanctions [against Russia].

  4. Andrew Nurnberg:

    There will inevitably be speculation regarding Harper Lee as Harper Lee has lived a very private life, she was genuinely surprised at the discovery of the manuscript but delighted by the suggestion to publish what she considers to be the' parent' to' Mockingbird.' I met with her last autumn and again over two days in January ; she was in great spirits and increasingly excited at the prospect of this novel finally seeing the light of day.

  5. Jussi Taipale at Cambridge:

    Although we don't yet understand the mechanisms ... we believe that researchers need to be aware of the potential risks when developing new treatments, this is why we decided to publish our findings as soon as we discovered that cells edited with CRISPR-Cas9 can go on to become cancerous.

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