publish

[puhb-lish]

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to issue newspapers, books, computer software, etc.; engage in publishing: The new house will start to publish next month.
to have one's work published: She has decided to publish with another house.

Nearby words

  1. publicity,
  2. publicization,
  3. publicize,
  4. publicly,
  5. publicness,
  6. publish or perish,
  7. publishable,
  8. publisher,
  9. publishing,
  10. publishing house

Origin of publish

1300–50; Middle English publisshen < Anglo-French *publiss-, long stem of *publir, for Middle French publier < Latin pūblicāre to make public

Related forms

Synonym study

4. See announce.

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British Dictionary definitions for unpublished

unpublished

adjective

not available in print for distribution and sale
having no written work issued for publicationan unpublished undergraduate

publish

verb

to produce and issue (printed or electronic matter) for distribution and sale
(intr) to have one's written work issued for publication
(tr) to announce formally or in public
(tr) to communicate (defamatory matter) to someone other than the person defamedto publish a libel
Derived Formspublishable, adjectivepublishing, noun

Word Origin for publish

C14: from Old French puplier, from Latin pūblicāre to make public

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Word Origin and History for unpublished
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