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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pub·lish /ˈpʌblɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pub·lish v. t. [imp. & p. p. Published p. pr. & vb. n. Publishing.]
 1. To make public; to make known to mankind, or to people in general; to divulge, as a private transaction; to promulgate or proclaim, as a law or an edict.
    Published was the bounty of her name.   --Chaucer.
 The unwearied sun, from day to day,
 Does his Creator's power display,
 And publishes to every land
 The work of an almighty hand.   --Addison.
 2. To make known by posting, or by reading in a church; as, to publish banns of marriage.
 3. To send forth, as a book, newspaper, musical piece, or other printed work, either for sale or for general distribution; to print, and issue from the press.
 4. To utter, or put into circulation; as, to publish counterfeit paper. [U.S.]
 To publish a will Law, to acknowledge it before the witnesses as the testator's last will and testament.
 Syn: -- To announce; proclaim; advertise; declare; promulgate; disclose; divulge; reveal. See Announce.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 An·nounce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Announced p. pr. & vb. n. Announcing ]
 1. To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.
    Her [Q. Elizabeth's] arrival was announced through the country by a peal of cannon from the ramparts.   --Gilpin.
 2. To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.
 Publish laws, announce
 Or life or death.   --Prior.
 Syn: -- To proclaim; publish; make known; herald; declare; promulgate.
 Usage: -- To Publish, Announce, Proclaim, Promulgate. We publish what we give openly to the world, either by oral communication or by means of the press; as, to publish abroad the faults of our neighbors. We announce what we declare by anticipation, or make known for the first time; as, to announce the speedy publication of a book; to announce the approach or arrival of a distinguished personage. We proclaim anything to which we give the widest publicity; as, to proclaim the news of victory.  We promulgate when we proclaim more widely what has before been known by some; as, to promulgate the gospel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: put into print; "The newspaper published the news of the
           royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be
           printed" [syn: print]
      2: prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; "publish
         a magazine or newspaper" [syn: bring out, put out, issue,
      3: have (one's written work) issued for publication; "How many
         books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books
         during her long career" [syn: write]