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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Publish  \Pub"lish\,  v.  t.  [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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Announce  \An*nounce"\,  v.  t.  [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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  publish 
  v  1:  put  into  print  [syn:  {print}] 
  2:  publish  a  magazine  or  newspaper,  for  example  [syn:  {bring 
  out},  {put  out},  {issue},  {release}] 
  3:  have  (one's  written  work)  issued  for  publication  [syn:  {write}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  PUBLISH,  n.  In  literary  affairs,  to  become  the  fundamental  element  in 
  a  cone  of  critics. 
 
 




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