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 This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons licence. Dan Jerker B Svantesson, Quartz India, "An Indian court’s recent ruling further endangers internet freedom as we know it," 5 Nov. 2019 Johns Hopkins University Press plans to republish it later this year. New York Times, "Jean Edward Smith, Biographer of the Underrated, Dies at 86," 13 Sep. 2019 Abdikadir Kurewa, Research Scientist at the National Museums of Kenya, contributed to the writing of this article This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Zoe Cormack, Quartz Africa, "Kenya’s huge wind power project might be great for the environment but not for local communities," 3 Sep. 2019 This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons licence. Wendy Whitman Cobb, Quartz India, "Glitches aside, the Moon mission may deepen India’s space rivalry with China," 11 Sep. 2019 The Associated Press is republishing a version of the story to mark the 75th anniversary of the important moment in World War II, along with wartime photos . Washington Post, "AP Was There: Allied forces liberate Paris from Nazis," 25 Aug. 2019 Qutoutiao was accused of republishing a news publication’s work on its own platform without authorization. Echo Huang, Quartz, "Here are your four apps to understand China’s grassroots consumers," 21 Aug. 2019 Originally published in the winter 2018 issue of Michigan Quarterly Review, Hicok’s essay caused a stir on social media when republished online by the Utne Reader early this month. Timothy Yu, The New Republic, "The Case of the “Disappearing” Poet," 7 Aug. 2019 Only after Vanity Fair republished the article online along with the Warhol illustration after Prince’s death in 2016, did Goldsmith see it for the first time. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Warhol’s Prince Image Doesn’t Violate Copyright, Judge Rules," 4 July 2019

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First Known Use of republish

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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11 Nov 2019

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The first known use of republish was in 1592

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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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