publish
pub·lish vt
1: to make known to another or to the public generally
◇ For purposes of defamation, a defamatory communication made to only one third party may be considered published.
2 a: to proclaim officially
publish an enactment
b: to declare (a will) to be a true and valid expression of one's last will
c: to reproduce (an opinion) in a reporter
3 a: to disseminate to the public or provide notice of to the public or to an individual (as through a mass medium)
ordered to publish the citation in the legal notices for three weeks see also notice by publication at notice
b: to distribute or offer for distribution to the public copies of (a copyrightable work) by some transfer of ownership, rental, lease, or loan
pub·lish·er n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

publish
I verb advertise, air, announce, blazon, bring before the public, bring out, broadcast, call public attention to, circulate, communicate, cover, declare, deliver, diffuse, disclose, disseminate, distribute, divulgare, divulge, emit, expose, express, give out, give public notice of, go to press, have printed, herald, impart, inform, issue, issue a statement, issue for distribution, issue for public sale, lay before the public, make known, make public, praedicare, print, proclaim, proferre, publicize, put forth, put into circulation, put out, put to press, report, reveal, run off, spread, state, tell, trumpet, utter, ventilate associated concepts: publish libel, publish slander II index annunciate, apprise, bear (adduce), circulate, convey (communicate), disclose, disseminate, divulge, enunciate, expose, herald, inform (notify), manifest, notice (give formal warning), notify, post, proclaim, promulgate, propagate (spread), report (disclose), reveal, signify (inform), speak, spread, utter

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


publish
v.
(1) To prepare a book or document and issue it for sale to the public.
(2) To make information widely known, such as by advertising in a newspaper.
(3) To inform witnesses that one is signing a document as one’s will.
n.
publication

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


publish
Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


publish
n. To make generally known to the public; to make known to people who might or would have not known without the person's having so acted.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


publish
To circulate, distribute, or print information for the public at large.
In libel and slander law, to utter to a third person or to make public a defamatory statement; in commercial paper law, to present an instrument for payment or declare or assert that a forged instrument is genuine.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


publish
To circulate, distribute, or print information for the public at large.
 
In libel and slander law, to utter to a third person or to make public a defamatory statement; in commercial paper law, to present an instrument for payment or declare or assert that a forged instrument is genuine.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

publish
v.
   to make public to at least one other person by any means.
   See also: publication

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • publish — pub‧lish [ˈpʌblɪʆ] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] to arrange the writing, production, and sale of a book, magazine etc: • Her second novel was published in July. • We publish education books. 2. [transitive] to make official information such… …   Financial and business terms

  • Publish — Pub lish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Published}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Publishing}.] [F. publier, L. publicare, publicatum. See {Public}, and { ish}.] 1. To make public; to make known to mankind, or to people in general; to divulge, as a private… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • publish — (v.) early 14c., to make public, from M.E. publicen (c.1300), altered (by influence of banish, finish, etc.) from O.Fr. publier, from L. publicare make public, from publicus public (see PUBLIC (Cf. public)). The meaning to issue (a book,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • publish — *declare, announce, advertise, proclaim, promulgate, broadcast Analogous words: divulge, disclose, *reveal, discover: *communicate, impart: vent, ventilate, utter, broach, *express …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • publish — [v] have printed, issue announce, bring out, broadcast, circulate, communicate, declare, disclose, distribute, divulge, let it be known*, print, proclaim, produce, promulgate, publicize, put in print, put out, report, spotlight; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • publish — ► VERB 1) prepare and issue (a book, newspaper, piece of music, etc.) for public sale. 2) print in a book, newspaper, or journal so as to make generally known. 3) announce formally. 4) Law communicate (a libel) to a third party. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • publish — [pub′lish] vt. [ME publisshen < extended stem of OFr publier < L publicare, to make public < publicus, PUBLIC] 1. to make publicly known; announce, proclaim, divulge, or promulgate 2. a) to issue (a printed work, etc.) to the public, as… …   English World dictionary

  • publish — Announce An*nounce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Announced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Announcing}.] [OF. anoncier, F. annoncer, fr. L. annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius messenger, bearer of news. See {Nuncio}, and cf. {Annunciate}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • publish — [[t]pʌ̱blɪʃ[/t]] ♦♦ publishes, publishing, published 1) VERB When a company publishes a book or magazine, it prints copies of it, which are sent to shops to be sold. [V n] They publish reference books... [V n] His latest book of poetry will be… …   English dictionary

  • publish — verb ADVERB ▪ recently ▪ originally, previously ▪ extensively (esp. AmE), widely ▪ He has published extensively on medieval education …   Collocations dictionary

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