re·​pub·​lish | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpə-blish How to pronounce republish (audio) \
republished; republishing; republishes

Definition of republish

transitive verb

1 : to publish again or anew
2 : to execute (a will) anew

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Other Words from republish

republisher noun

Examples of republish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The government could change and republish the proposals, pull them from consideration, or enact them as written at any time. Felipe De La Hoz, The New Republic, "Joe Biden, Tear Down Stephen Miller’s Administrative Wall," 12 May 2021 During negotiations, be upfront about this and get the influencer’s OK to republish their content. Xabier Vicuña, Forbes, "Three Influencer Marketing Tips For E-Commerce Brands," 15 Apr. 2021 Onion editors update and republish the article after other mass shootings, changing the date and location, but leaving the headline untouched. Heidi Stevens,, "Column: A 1-year-old boy in Chicago and a mother of 6 from Pennsylvania are both victims of road rage and America’s unique scourge — gun violence," 7 Apr. 2021 Texas Tribune's journalism is free to republish, and that story was picked up the Houston Chronicle, the Dallas Morning News and other sites in and outside of Texas. Kerry Flynn, CNN, "'Thank God for The Texas Tribune': Power crisis shines light on local news," 19 Feb. 2021 The Conversation was a key player in the data, Fleerackers says, because many aggregators republish its content. Cathleen O’grady, Science | AAAS, "Media outlets inconsistently mention uncertain status of COVID-19 preprints," 21 Jan. 2021 Editor's note: On every remaining Sunday in 2020, the Star Tribune will republish a memorable Sid Hartman column from the archives. Star Tribune, "Sid Hartman: Ara Parseghian to leave Notre Dame, with many NFL jobs opening," 12 Dec. 2020 Political candidates and political organizations will be granted permission to republish editorials from the Star Tribune. Star Tribune, "Permission to License Star Tribune Content," 23 Oct. 2020 Editor’s note: On every remaining Sunday in 2020, the Star Tribune will republish a memorable Sid Hartman column from the archives. Sid Hartman Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Read Sid's column from 1960 when the Minnesota Vikings were born," 7 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of republish

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of republish was in 1592

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15 May 2021

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“Republish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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transitive verb
re·​pub·​lish | \ ˌrē-ˈpə-blish How to pronounce republish (audio) \

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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