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  2  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  published 
  adj  1:  prepared  and  printed  for  distribution  and  sale;  "the 
  complete  published  works  Dickens"  [ant:  {unpublished}] 
  2:  formally  made  public;  "published  accounts"  [syn:  {promulgated}] 




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