verb (used with object)
to issue (printed or otherwise reproduced textual or graphic material, computer software, etc.) for sale or distribution to the public.
to issue publicly the work of:
Random House publishes Faulkner.
to submit (content) online, as to a message board or blog: I published a comment on her blog post with examples from my own life.
They publish a new webcomic once a month.
to announce formally or officially; proclaim; promulgate.
to make publicly or generally known.
Law. to communicate (a defamatory statement) to some person or persons other than the person defamed.
verb (used without object)
to issue newspapers, books, computer software, etc.; engage in publishing:
The new house will start to publish next month.
to have one’s work published:
She has decided to publish with another house.
to produce and issue (printed or electronic matter) for distribution and sale
(intransitive) to have one’s written work issued for publication
(transitive) to announce formally or in public
(transitive) to communicate (defamatory matter) to someone other than the person defamed: to publish a libel
noun 1. a person or company whose business is the publishing of books, periodicals, engravings, computer software, etc. 2. the business head of a newspaper organization or publishing house, commonly the owner or the representative of the owner. noun 1. a company or person engaged in publishing periodicals, books, music, etc 2. (US & Canadian) […]
noun 1. the activities or business of a publisher, especially of books or periodicals: He plans to go into publishing after college. verb (used with object) 1. to issue (printed or otherwise reproduced textual or graphic material, computer software, etc.) for sale or distribution to the public. 2. to issue publicly the work of: Random […]
noun 1. a company that publishes books, pamphlets, engravings, or the like: a venerable publishing house in Boston.
noun, Archaic. 1. publication.
- Publish or perish
Produce published work or fall into disfavor. For example, The younger members of the department have a heavier teaching load, but they also know it’s publish or perish. This expression is nearly always used for college or university teachers, for whom advancement frequently is predicated on publishing research in their field. [ Mid-1900s ]