- 1to make information or a story available to the public, especially in a book, magazine, or newspaper
- 2to produce and sell a book, magazine, or newspaper
Using publish: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "publish" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
The article was published in yesterday's newspaper.
The company plans to publish a new cookbook next year.
She has published several novels and short stories.
publish Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with publish
to publish a book or other material independently, without the involvement of a traditional publisher
Many authors choose to self-publish their books these days.
a phrase used to describe the pressure on academics to constantly produce new research in order to maintain their position or advance in their career
In academia, it's often said that you either publish or perish.
a phrase used to express defiance in the face of potential criticism or scandal resulting from publishing something controversial or embarrassing
The editor decided to publish the story, saying 'publish and be damned.'
Origins of publish
from Latin 'publicare', meaning 'make public'
Summary: publish in Brief
To 'publish' [ˈpʌblɪʃ] means to make information or a story available to the public, often through a book, magazine, or newspaper. It can also refer to producing and selling such materials. Examples include 'The article was published in yesterday's newspaper' and 'She has published several novels and short stories.' Phrases like 'self-publish' and 'publish or perish' are also common.