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

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This year, After Man was republished, a book by the Scottish geologist Dougal Dixon that imagines how other species will evolve after humans go extinct, fifty million years in the future. The New York Review of Books, "Lucy Jakub," 16 Dec. 2018 But the new evidence suggests that the main conclusion of the experiment — the one that has been republished in psychology textbooks for years — doesn’t necessarily hold up. Julia Belluz, Vox, "7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2018," 26 Dec. 2018 The Telegraph’s 18-year-old former editor in chief, created a new website — The Herriman Telegram — and republished the article. Jaclyn Peiser, New York Times, "Hard News. Angry Administration. Teenage Journalists Know What It’s Like.," 1 July 2018 This was first published on historian and education advocate Diane Ravitch’s blog, and I was given permission to republish it. Valerie Strauss, Washington Post, "Teachers killed in Texas school shooting were substitutes — ‘the forgotten force of the education world’," 21 May 2018 My conclusion is thus that GTR is very unlikely to be republished. Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "How a CEO fiddled while beloved board game Glory to Rome crashed and burned," 8 Sep. 2018 Burlington High School Principal Noel Green said Thursday since the story was published elsewhere, students could republish the story. Fox News, "Principal asks student to remove misconduct story," 13 Sep. 2018 By this point, public awareness of the characters slipped away because the comic collection wasn’t republished by Purcell. Michael Thompson, Ars Technica, "Drawn together: The love affair between comics and games," 24 Dec. 2018 The Verge republished Sarah Jeong’s book The Internet of Garbage. Casey Newton, The Verge, "Instagram’s verification system is useful, fair, and Twitter should copy it," 29 Aug. 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 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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