a person or company whose business is the publishing of books, periodicals, engravings, computer software, etc.
the business head of a newspaper organization or publishing house, commonly the owner or the representative of the owner.
a company or person engaged in publishing periodicals, books, music, etc
(US & Canadian) the proprietor of a newspaper or his representative
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 ]
“the chief man of the island” of Malta (Acts 28:7), who courteously entertained Paul and his shipwrecked companions for three days, till they found a more permanent place of residence; for they remained on the island for three months, till the stormy season had passed. The word here rendered “chief man” (protos) is supposed by […]