Publish meaning

pŭblĭsh
To bring to the public attention; announce.
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To publish is defined as to announce or issue a written or printed work for public sale.

An example of to publish is a magazine being printed and put on newsstands for sale.

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To issue a publication.
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To be the writer of works that are published.
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To make publicly known; announce, proclaim, divulge, or promulgate.
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To disseminate information in a print or electronic format. After the final layout has been composed, print publishing involves printing the paper and binding the sheets into pamphlets or books. CD and DVD publishing requires converting final files to a master optical disc, which is converted to a metal master for pressing plastic media. Web publishing is all electronic. Final files are transmitted to the Web server or application server.
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(Internet, intransitive) To convert data of a Web page to HTML in a local directory and copy it to the Web site on a remote system.
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(law) To execute (a will)
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To issue books, newspapers, etc. to the public.
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To write books, scholarly papers, etc. that are published.
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To issue a book, newspaper, software, recorded music, etc. in an electronic form, as on a CD-ROM or on the Internet.
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To make generally known to the public; to make known to people who might or would have not known without the person’s having so acted.
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(intransitive): To issue a medium (e.g. publication).
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: To issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution.
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: To announce to the public.
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(intransitive): To write in a publication (usually as an academic).
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Origin of publish

  • Middle English publicen, publishen to make known publicly from alteration of Old French publier from Latin pūblicāre publication

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English publicen (by analogy with banish, finish), from Old French publier, from Latin publicare (“to make public, show or tell to the people, make known, declare, also (earlier) confiscate for public use"), from publicus (“pertaining to the people, public"); see public.

    From Wiktionary