Simple Definition of publish
: to prepare and produce (a book, magazine, etc.) for sale
: to have something you wrote included in a book, magazine, newspaper, etc.
: to include (an article, letter, photograph, etc.) in a magazine or newspaper
Full Definition of publish
1 a : to make generally known b : to make public announcement of
2 a : to disseminate to the public b : to produce or release for distribution; specifically : print 2c c : to issue the work of (an author)
1 : to put out an edition
2 : to have one's work accepted for publication
Examples of publish
It's a small company that only publishes about four books a year.
The university press publishes academic titles.
The newspaper is published daily.
There is a lot of pressure for professors to publish regularly.
He has not published anything for a long time.
The magazine published two of my stories.
Origin of publish
Middle English, modification of Anglo-French publier, from Latin publicare, from publicus public
First Known Use: 14th century
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