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pub·lish

publish

 
 
pronunciation:
puh blihsh
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: published, publishes, publishing
definition 1: to prepare and distribute (printed material) for sale or circulation to the public.
This company publishes mainly textbooks.
 
synonyms:
issue, print
similar words:
circulate, propagate, report, run
definition 2: to cause to be printed and distributed to the public.
She wrote poetry in addition to her novels, but she never published any of it.
definition 3: to bring to public attention or knowledge, esp. by formal announcements.
The newspaper will publish the results of the election in a special morning edition.The politician did not want to publish the fact that he had helped the enemy during the war.
synonyms:
announce, post, proclaim, publicize
similar words:
air, blazon, herald, placard, promulgate, report, trumpet
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to issue printed matter, esp. as a business.
Our magazine publishes weekly.
similar words:
issue, print
definition 2: to have one's written or graphic work issued to the public; be published.
As a professor, you cannot focus only on teaching, you must carry out research and publish.
similar words:
issue, report, write
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derivation: publishable (adj.)
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  • published:
    having been printed and made available to the public.
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