publish

  • 1 publish — pub·lish vt 1: to make known to another or to the public generally ◇ For purposes of defamation, a defamatory communication made to only one third party may be considered published. 2 a: to proclaim officially publish an enactment b: to declare… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 publish — pub‧lish [ˈpʌblɪʆ] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to arrange the writing, production, and sale of a book, magazine etc: • Her second novel was published in July. • We publish education books. 2. [transitive] to make official information such… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Publish — Pub lish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Published}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Publishing}.] [F. publier, L. publicare, publicatum. See {Public}, and { ish}.] 1. To make public; to make known to mankind, or to people in general; to divulge, as a private… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 publish — (v.) early 14c., to make public, from M.E. publicen (c.1300), altered (by influence of banish, finish, etc.) from O.Fr. publier, from L. publicare make public, from publicus public (see PUBLIC (Cf. public)). The meaning to issue (a book,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 publish — *declare, announce, advertise, proclaim, promulgate, broadcast Analogous words: divulge, disclose, *reveal, discover: *communicate, impart: vent, ventilate, utter, broach, *express …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 publish — [v] have printed, issue announce, bring out, broadcast, circulate, communicate, declare, disclose, distribute, divulge, let it be known*, print, proclaim, produce, promulgate, publicize, put in print, put out, report, spotlight; concepts… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 publish — ► VERB 1) prepare and issue (a book, newspaper, piece of music, etc.) for public sale. 2) print in a book, newspaper, or journal so as to make generally known. 3) announce formally. 4) Law communicate (a libel) to a third party. DERIVATIVES… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 publish — [pub′lish] vt. [ME publisshen < extended stem of OFr publier < L publicare, to make public < publicus, PUBLIC] 1. to make publicly known; announce, proclaim, divulge, or promulgate 2. a) to issue (a printed work, etc.) to the public, as… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 publish — Announce An*nounce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Announced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Announcing}.] [OF. anoncier, F. annoncer, fr. L. annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius messenger, bearer of news. See {Nuncio}, and cf. {Annunciate}.] [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 publish — [[t]pʌ̱blɪʃ[/t]] ♦♦ publishes, publishing, published 1) VERB When a company publishes a book or magazine, it prints copies of it, which are sent to shops to be sold. [V n] They publish reference books... [V n] His latest book of poetry will be… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 publish — verb ADVERB ▪ recently ▪ originally, previously ▪ extensively (esp. AmE), widely ▪ He has published extensively on medieval education …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 publish — pub|lish W1S3 [ˈpʌblıʃ] v [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: publier, from Latin publicare to make public, publish , from publicus; PUBLIC1] 1.) [T] to arrange for a book, magazine etc to be written, printed, and sold →↑publication ▪ The first… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 publish — 01. Frank is a writer of detective novels, and has [published] over 10 best sellers. 02. His book was rejected by a number of [publishers] before finally being accepted. 03. She has [published] a number of important papers in a leading medical… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 publish — /ˈpʌblɪʃ / (say publish) verb (t) 1. to issue, or cause to be issued, in copies made by printing or other processes, for sale or distribution to the public, as a book, periodical, map, piece of music, engraving, or the like. 2. to issue to the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 publish — publishable, adj. /pub lish/, v.t. 1. to issue (printed or otherwise reproduced textual or graphic material, computer software, etc.) for sale or distribution to the public. 2. to issue publicly the work of: Random House publishes Faulkner. 3. to …

    Universalium

  • 16 publish — [14] To publish something is etymologically to make it ‘public’. The word comes from publiss , the stem of Old French publier, which was descended from Latin pūblicāre ‘make public’, a derivative of pūblicus ‘public’. The earliest record of its… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 17 publish — / pVblIS/ verb 1 (I, T) to arrange the writing, production and sale of a book, magazine etc: Her second novel was published in July. | We publish education books. 2 (T) if a book, magazine etc publishes a letter, article etc, it prints it for… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 publish — verb 1) we publish novels Syn: issue, bring out, produce, print 2) he ought to publish his views Syn: make known, make public, publicize, announce, report, post, communicate, broadca …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 publish — verb 1) we publish novels Syn: issue, bring out, produce, print 2) he ought to publish his views Syn: make known, make public, publicize, announce, broadcast, issue, put out …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 20 publish */*/*/ — UK [ˈpʌblɪʃ] / US verb Word forms publish : present tense I/you/we/they publish he/she/it publishes present participle publishing past tense published past participle published 1) a) [transitive] to produce many copies of a book, magazine, or… …

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