self-pub·​lish ˌself-ˈpə-blish How to pronounce self-publish (audio)
self-published; self-publishing; self-publishes

transitive verb

: to publish (a book) using the author's own resources

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-publish was in 1943

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“Self-publish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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