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 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 The newspaper, which routinely mocks religious figures of all kinds, decided to republish the caricatures the day before the trial into the 2015 attacks opened earlier this month. Angela Charlton, Star Tribune, "Official: Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo," 26 Sep. 2020 Charlie Hebdo magazine will republish the cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad that inspired a brutal terror attack against its office more than five years ago. Haley Victory Smith, Washington Examiner, "Charlie Hebdo magazine to republish Muhammad cartoons as terror trial commences," 1 Sep. 2020 Ng's comments on the livestream were later republished on Twitter by the esports news website Inven Global. Jessie Yeung, CNN, "Esports player banned from tournament after calling for Hong Kong 'revolution'," 8 Oct. 2019 Sometimes a good, marketable book published by a small press gets noticed and is republished by a major house. Elaine Ayala,, "Ayala: ‘American Dirt’ was deemed the first ‘it’ book of 2020 for all the wrong reasons," 28 Jan. 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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27 Jan 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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