re·​pub·​lish | \(ˌ)rē-ˈpə-blish \
republished; republishing; republishes

Definition of republish 

transitive verb

1 : to publish again or anew

2 : to execute (a will) anew

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republisher noun

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This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Ars Technica, "The Journal of Controversial Ideas—academic freedom sans responsibility is reckless," 25 Nov. 2018 This article is from May 2017, and has been republished in remembrance of Princess Diana on the anniversary of her death. Katie Frost, Harper's BAZAAR, "9 Reasons Princess Diana Was So Much More Than A Style Icon," 31 Aug. 2018 Excerpts of our conversation, zingers included, are republished here. Nicole Phelps, Vogue, "Ruth Finley, Keeper of New York Fashion Week’s Pink-Sheeted Calendar, Has Died," 27 Aug. 2018 This story has been republished with permission from Billy Penn. Mónica Marie Zorilla,, "45 affordable summer camps for kids," 5 June 2018 This article was first published in Greater Good Magazine and republished with permission from the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California at Berkeley. Caroline Benner, Washington Post, "Sticking to your New Year’s resolution is not about willpower," 4 Jan. 2018 Request for permission to republish Dow Jones content: For information regarding article reprints or any type of republishing, please visit WSJ, "About the Newsroom," 9 Oct. 2018 More than a decade later, in 1998, Tami self-published her memoir, which Hyperion Press republished in 2002 and Dey Street Books re-released under the movie's title in 2018. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "The Crushing True Story Behind 'Adrift'—and How Tami Oldham Ashcraft Survived at Sea," 30 May 2018 The editorial was republished in a satirical magazine earlier this year and later circulated on social media. Kim Mackrael, WSJ, "Trudeau Says He Doesn’t Believe He Behaved Inappropriately Toward Reporter," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of republish

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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transitive verb
re·​pub·​lish | \ˌrē-ˈpə-blish \

Legal Definition of republish 

1 : to publish again or anew republishing the defamatory statements

2 : to execute (a will) anew usually through the execution of a codicil incorporating the will by reference and with the result of rendering an otherwise invalid will valid

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