Publish

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Publish \Pub"lish\, verb (used with an object) [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 transaction; to promulgate or proclaim, as a law or an edict.

Published was the bounty of her name. --Chaucer.

The unwearied sun, from day to day, Does his Creator's power display, And publishes to every land The work of an almighty hand. --Addison.

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

3. 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. To utter, or put into circulation; as, to publish counterfeit paper. [U.S.]

{To publish a will} (Law), to acknowledge it before the witnesses as the testator's last will and testament.

Syn: To announce; proclaim; advertise; declare; promulgate; disclose; divulge; reveal. See {Announce}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Announce \An*nounce"\, verb (used with an object) [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}.]

1. To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.

Her [Q. Elizabeth's] arrival was announced through the country by a peal of cannon from the ramparts. --Gilpin.

2. To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.

Publish laws, announce Or life or death. --Prior.

Syn: To proclaim; publish; make known; herald; declare; promulgate.

Usage: To {Publish}, {Announce}, {Proclaim}, {Promulgate}. We {publish} what we give openly to the world, either by oral communication or by means of the press; as, to publish abroad the faults of our neighbors. We {announce} what we declare by anticipation, or make known for the first time; as, to {announce} the speedy publication of a book; to {announce} the approach or arrival of a distinguished personage. We {proclaim} anything to which we give the widest publicity; as, to {proclaim} the news of victory. We {promulgate} when we proclaim more widely what has before been known by some; as, to {promulgate} the gospel.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

publish

verb

1: put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed" [syn: {print}, {publish}]

2: prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish a magazine or newspaper" [syn: {publish}, {bring out}, {put out}, {issue}, {release}]

3: have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career" [syn: {publish}, {write}]


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