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

transitive verb

: to publish again or anew
: to execute (a will) anew
republisher noun

Examples of republish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. T. Michael Anderson, Discover Magazine, 6 Apr. 2024 The podcasters approached George Carlin’s estate with an offer to take the video down and agree not to republish it on any platform moving forward, Schiller says. Winston Cho, The Hollywood Reporter, 2 Apr. 2024 It's republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Tik Root, WIRED, 30 Mar. 2024 This article is republished from the Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Pragya Agarwal, Smithsonian Magazine, 18 Mar. 2024 Obituary spam is an especially grim type of digital piracy, where people attempt to make money by scraping and republishing death notices, sometimes on social platforms like YouTube. Kate Knibbs, WIRED, 5 Mar. 2024 This article was published on February 29 and republished on March 2. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 2 Mar. 2024 This article first appeared on Wisconsin Watch and is republished here under a Creative Commons license. Bennet Goldstein, Journal Sentinel, 7 Mar. 2024 OpenAI later republished the blog post to remove Hassabis’ name. Gerrit De Vynck, Washington Post, 6 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Republish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Legal Definition


transitive verb
re·​pub·​lish ˌrē-ˈpə-blish How to pronounce republish (audio)
: to publish again or anew
republishing the defamatory statements
: 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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