Middle English (by analogy with publicen , banish ), from finish Old French , from publier Latin publicare ( “ to make public, show or tell to the people, make known, declare, also (and earlier) confiscate for public use ” ), from publicus ( “ pertaining to the people, public ” ); see . public
publish ( third-person singular simple present , publishes present participle , publishing simple past and past participle ) published
( intransitive ): To issue a medium (e.g. publication).
2013 August 16, David Larousserie, “ Super-lasers blaze knowledge frontier”, in , volume 189, number 10, page 35: The Guardian Weekly
In an article published in 2008 [Gérard] Mourou proposed an alternative means of achieving atomic fusion. He now believes that fibre lasers could be used to transmute elements, as a way of disposing of highly radioactive waste from nuclear power stations.
( transitive ): To issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution.
( transitive ): To announce to the public.
( Internet , intransitive ) To convert data of a Web page to HTML in a local directory and copy it to the Web site on a remote system.
( Internet , transitive ) To disseminate (a message) publicly via a newsgroup, forum, blog, etc.
( intransitive ): To write in a publication (usually as an academic).
( to disseminate publicly via a newsgroup, forum, blog, etc. ) : post
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to issue a medium (e.g. publication)
to issue something (usually printed work) for sale and distribution
to announce to the public
(Internet) to convert data of a Web page to HTML
(Internet) to disseminate publicly via a newsgroup, forum, blog, etc.
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