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Wordnet 3.0


1. prepared and printed for distribution and sale;
- Example: "the complete published works Dickens"

2. formally made public;
- Example: "published accounts"
[syn: promulgated, published]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 transaction; to promulgate or proclaim, as a law or an edict. [1913 Webster] Published was the bounty of her name. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To make known by posting, or by reading in a church; as, to publish banns of marriage. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 4. To utter, or put into circulation; as, to publish counterfeit paper. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] To publish a will (Law), to acknowledge it before the witnesses as the testator's last will and testament. [1913 Webster] Syn: To announce; proclaim; advertise; declare; promulgate; disclose; divulge; reveal. See Announce. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

published adj 1: prepared and printed for distribution and sale; "the complete published works Dickens" [ant: unpublished] 2: formally made public; "published accounts" [syn: promulgated, published]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

25 Moby Thesaurus words for "published": accessible, affirmed, announced, broadcast, brought to notice, circulated, common knowledge, common property, current, declared, diffused, disseminated, distributed, in circulation, in print, made public, open, proclaimed, propagated, public, reported, spread, stated, telecast, televised