publishing

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

publishing

noun

1: the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution [syn: {publication}, {publishing}]


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