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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Other Words from republish

republisher noun

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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 In 2015, El Nacional’s editors republished a piece from the Spanish newspaper ABC about a U.S. investigation into the narco-trafficking links of Diosdado Cabello, a senior member of Maduro’s government. Rachelle Krygier, Washington Post, "As it slides toward authoritarianism, Venezuela targets one of its last independent newspapers," 5 July 2018 The club confirmed the £36m signing of Salah from AS Roma on June 22 last summer, and Liverpool republished the announcement video of the 'Egyptian king' exactly one year on from his groundbreaking arrival., "Fans Demand News About Nabil Fekir as Liverpool Tweet Old Transfer Announcement Video," 22 June 2018 This story first aired on KJZZ radio and is being republished through a collaboration with The Arizona Republic and Jimmy Jenkins, azcentral, "A year later, family seeks answers to young man's death in an Arizona prison," 14 June 2018 The tome — entitled Today and later republished as Hero 365 — became required reading for elementary school students in Taiwan. Kathy Boccella,, "Downingtown girl who raised millions for malaria nets treated as hero in Taiwan," 30 June 2018 More than a decade later, in 1998, Tami self-published her memoir, which Hyperion Press republished in 2002. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "The Crushing True Story Behind 'Adrift'—and How Tami Oldham Ashcraft Survived at Sea," 30 May 2018 The Inquirer and Daily News are not republishing the photo. Michael Boren,, "Child handcuffed by police sparks debate in Pa. school district," 14 June 2018 Produced by Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele, based on Stallworth’s memoir, newly republished. Gary Thompson,, "Summer movies 2018: Here's when 'Ocean's 8,' 'Incredibles 2,' 'Jurassic World' and more hit theaters," 6 June 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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