Word family noun publisher publishing adjective publishedunpublished verb publish
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpublishpub‧lish /ˈpʌblɪʃ/ ●●● S3 W1 AWL verb 1 [transitive]TCN to arrange for a book, magazine etc to be written, printed, and soldpublication The first edition was published in 1765. They are publishing the dictionary on CD-ROM.2 [transitive]TCN if a newspaper or magazine publishes a letter, article etc, it prints it for people to readpublication We love reading your letters and we try to publish as many as possible.3 [transitive]TCN to make official information such as a report available for everyone to readpublication The latest unemployment figures will be published tomorrow.Grammar Publish is often passive in this meaning.4 [intransitive, transitive]TCN if a writer, musician etc publishes their work, they arrange for it to be printed and sold University teachers must publish regularly to gain promotion.5 publish and be damned→ See Verb table
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publish'I've had a remarkable life, ' says the 60-year-old author, who has published 35 books.About 80 % of the work on show was neither the result of a commission nor published.Rowling's latest Harry Potter novel sold millions of copies as soon as it was published.So far none of the members' names have been published.The newspaper published a list of the elected school district officials.King has made history by publishing a novel on the World Wide Web.The Reports were published amidst a general expectation among informed opinion that the Poor Law would indeed be reformed or abolished.Ladybird publish books for young children.Californians' degree of support for the process is reflected in the results of a survey recently published by the Field Poll.This option is particularly useful when more than one pass is required to publish complex data.Good books are published every day.Amateur Photographer is published every Tuesday.'Moby Dick' was first published in London in 1851.We publish mainly textbooks and other educational materials.Dinner conversation that evening took in gout, on which a distinctive book had been published some years earlier.When finally published they would astonish everybody.
From King Business Dictionarypublishpub‧lish /ˈpʌblɪʃ/ verb1[intransitive, transitive] to arrange the writing, production, and sale of a book, magazine etcHer second novel was published in July.We publish course books for language learners.2[transitive] to make official information such as a report available for everyone to readThe latest unemployment figures will be published tomorrow.Public companies have to publish an annual report and accounts.→ See Verb tableOrigin publish (1300-1400) French publier, from Latin publicare to make public, publish, from publicus; PUBLIC1