verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of publish
Examples from the Web for publish
You have to talk to your people before they hear from other people and you have to publish before other people publish.The Gospel According to Nick Denton—What Next For The Gawker Founder?|Lloyd Grove|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What made you want to publish a memoir at this stage of your career?
Brill went on to publish his piece in Time, where it won a National Magazine Award.The Rise and Fall of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge, America’s Worst Gay Power Couple|James Kirchick|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her nervousness about its content made her decide to publish it under a pseudonym, for reasons that would later become clear.
Ultimately they would go ahead along with the Washington Post and publish a host of revelations from the Snowden cache.
As all the bishops in Spain were ordered to publish this brief, the Inquisition could not suppress it, however humiliating it was.A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 3|Henry Charles Lea
Herrera did not publish his results, which are slavishly chronological in their method, till half a century later (1601-15).
Dr. Cassolani had described me as an authoress, adding that I intended to publish the experiences of my journey.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The unexpected news of Mr. Burke's expedition of discovery, which we publish this morning, is positively disastrous.Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia|William John Wills
It was promised to publish those details, but this has not yet been done.Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.)|C. H. Thomas
British Dictionary definitions for publish
Word Origin for publish
Word Origin and History for publish
mid-14c., "make publicly known, reveal, divulge, announce;" alteration of publicen (early 14c.) by influence of banish, finish, etc.; from extended stem of Old French publier "make public, spread abroad, communicate," from Latin publicare "make public," from publicus "public" (see public). Meaning "issue (a book, etc.) to the public" is from late 14c., also "to disgrace, put to shame; denounce publicly." Related: Published; publishing. In Middle English the verb also meant "to people, populate; to multiply, breed" (late 14c.), e.g. ben published of "be descended from."