Some advice to nail your writing assignments.
1Prepare and issue (a book, journal, or piece of music) for public sale.‘we publish practical reference books’no object ‘the pressures on researchers to publish’
issue, bring out, produce, printView synonyms
- ‘This soft cover book was published at the end of last year and it is another in the suspenseful thriller genre for which Leather is so well known.’
- ‘Putnam will publish the book in hardcover in fall 2005, with a paperback edition to be published by Berkley in 2006.’
- ‘I suspect all five could have been published as one book.’
- ‘Carol is also a hit in her own right and publishes music books for children.’
- ‘It was, as Freedom of Information documents revealed, solely because he dared to publish this book.’
- ‘Born in 1941, the son of a lorry driver, he trained as a graphic artist before turning to music and published some books of cartoons as drawings.’
- ‘Monica may have lost out by not having Judith publish her book.’
- ‘A facsimile edition of the Black Book was published by the Imperial War Museum in London in 1989.’
- ‘The Almanac is published twice a year in two separate versions, Russian and English.’
- ‘Trunk is about to publish a book of library music album covers.’
- ‘The author has published six books, five collections of poetry and a volume of essays.’
- ‘Last autumn, the five women published a book on the restaurants they introduced on the Internet.’
- ‘And books are being published and reaching sales figures that would make any publisher proud.’
- ‘All three books were published by Heinemann and sales figures for all three reached 50,000.’
- ‘Whatever it was, he took the secret to his grave, although before his death, he published five books.’
- ‘Why would we need to publish trash books from other countries when we have so many of our own?’
- ‘Considering the Journal is published bi-monthly, these figures are going to be hard to improve.’
- ‘Caissa Editions also publishes books about older tournaments.’
- ‘Kent State University Press will soon publish a book of his Cleveland landscapes.’
- ‘There are obvious marketing perks to publishing a book by a celebrity.’
- 1.1 Print (something) in a book or journal so as to make it generally known.
‘we pay £5 for every letter we publish’
make known, make public, publicize, bring to public attention, bring to public notice, announce, report, declare, post, communicate, impart, broadcast, transmit, issue, put out, distribute, spread, promulgate, propagandize, disseminate, circulate, air, blazon, herald, proclaimView synonyms
- ‘A fiery AIGA conference presentation by the pair of them was published in Print.’
- ‘In print, we may publish several photos with the story.’
- ‘Alves says he hopes to publish a journal article this fall detailing the 2004 findings.’
- ‘The Overland Monthly journal published many letters of Charlotte Haven in December of 1890.’
- ‘Citizens were not amused, letters of protest were published on bulletin boards.’
- ‘The Register has shamed itself by printing this and should publish an immediate retraction.’
- 1.2 Make (content) available online.
‘a few hours after publishing the post I received a response from the founder of the company’‘the photo has not been published on her Instagram account’
- ‘She routinely publishes playlists on her blog and links to everything she's reading.’
- ‘Their report was published online Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.’
- ‘The video went viral after being published on YouTube.’
- ‘The video was originally published on Cherwell's website in May.’
- ‘Three weeks ago, Gawker published an email sent to them anonymously.’
- ‘The website reserves the right to publish or reject any message.’
- ‘I actually published the post on 26 June to allow it to have time to be indexed by Google.’
- ‘He has published the photos on his Twitter and Instagram accounts.’
- 1.3usually as adjective published Prepare and issue the works of (a particular writer)
‘a published author’
- ‘We have on staff published writers, editors and publishers.’
- ‘Did he improve the opportunities for Hispanic writers to get published?’
- ‘Writers who make it - writers who get published - deal with rejection head on.’
- 1.4 Formally announce or read (an edict or marriage banns).
- ‘Banns have to be published at church on three consecutive Sundays.’
Communicate (a libel) to a third party.
- ‘It is a fundamental aspect of defamation law - certainly in England and Australia but not in Scotland - that you have to publish to a third party.’
- ‘A man in good faith may publish a libel believing it to be true, and it may be found by the jury that he acted in good faith believing it to be true and reasonably believing it to be true, but that in fact the statement was false.’
- ‘A majority of the jurors were members of a political party that owned the company which had published the alleged libel.’
- ‘And if the matter published is contained in a written or printed document the publisher is guilty of publishing a seditious libel.’
- ‘The day after Wilde received the card, he requested a warrant for the marquess's arrest on the charge of publishing a libel against him.’
Middle English (in the sense ‘make generally known’): from the stem of Old French puplier, from Latin publicare ‘make public’, from publicus (see public).
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