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Definition of "publish" []

  • To prepare and issue (printed material) for public distribution or sale. (verb-transitive)
  • To bring to the public attention; announce. See Synonyms at announce. (verb-transitive)
  • To issue a publication. (verb-intransitive)
  • To be the writer or author of published works or a work. (verb-intransitive)
  • To produce and issue (printed or electronic matter) for distribution and sale (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To have one's written work issued for publication (verb)
  • To announce formally or in public (verb)
  • To communicate (defamatory matter) to someone other than the person defamed (verb)

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Use "publish" in a sentence
  • "Publish Wizard or the Project Page of the Project Designer to publish the Office solutions to the development computer. project to c: \publish folder."
  • "The most cruelly-worded, cold-blooded, data - backed denunciation, using every needlesharp descriptive usage in the book (you more than most will recognize that sense of a job well done as 'publish' is pressed), is delivered with so much more ooomph when delivered with good nature, (despite the rage and contempt experienced while concocting the venom-tipped arrows)."
  • "The genre of books we publish is less important to us than the quality of the writing."