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Antonyms for publish
ˈpʌb lɪʃpub·lish

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.2 / 5 votes

  1. publish

    To announce is to give intelligence of in some formal or public way. We may announce that which has occurred or that which is to occur, tho the word is chiefly used in the anticipative sense; we announce a book when it is in press, a guest when he arrives. We advertise our business, communicate our intentions, enunciate our views; we notify an individual, give notice to the public. Declare has often an authoritative force; to declare war is to cause war to be, where before there may have been only hostilities; we say declare war, proclaim peace. We propound a question or an argument, promulgate the views of a sect or party, or the decision of a court, etc. We report an interview, reveal a secret, herald the coming of some distinguished person or great event. Publish, in popular usage, is becoming closely restricted to the sense of issuing through the press; we announce a book that is to be published.

    Antonyms:
    bury, conceal, cover (up), hide, hush, keep back, keep secret, secrete, suppress, withhold

    Synonyms:
    advertise, announce, circulate, communicate, declare, enunciate, give notice (of), give out, herald, make known, notify, proclaim, promulgate, propound, report, reveal, say, spread abroad, state, tell

    Preposition:
    The event was announced to the family by telegraph.

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. print, publishverb

    put into print

    "The newspaper published the news of the royal couple's divorce"; "These news should not be printed"

    Synonyms:
    issue, release, put out, bring out, print, impress, write

  2. publish, bring out, put out, issue, releaseverb

    prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

    "publish a magazine or newspaper"

    Synonyms:
    unblock, supply, turn, let go, unloose, put under, let on, bring out, unwrap, reveal, disclose, inconvenience, release, expose, bother, bring on, write out, give up, go forth, unveil, cut, relinquish, put out, liberate, anaesthetize, expel, extend, anesthetize, stretch out, loose, unloosen, give away, get out, break, let go of, incommode, egress, retire, disoblige, trouble, set off, douse, discommode, stretch forth, divulge, make out, write, produce, anaesthetise, resign, exhaust, exsert, smother, emerge, eject, discharge, anesthetise, issue, free, print, uncover, secrete, hold out, come out, come forth, discover, unfreeze, introduce, let out

  3. publish, writeverb

    have (one's written work) issued for publication

    "How many books did Georges Simenon write?"; "She published 25 books during her long career"

    Synonyms:
    issue, save, release, compose, pen, put out, spell, indite, bring out, print, drop a line, write

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. publishverb

    Antonyms:
    suppress, withhold

    Synonyms:
    promulgate, proclaim, circulate, blazon, announce

How to use publish in a sentence?

  1. Igor Trosnikov:

    If someone thinks that you can (publish) whatever, just absolutely everything -- that's not the case.

  2. Philip Roth:

    When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it.

  3. Columbia Journalism School:

    Rolling Stone has agreed to publish our report in its entirety, without editing, on its website, as well as substantial excerpts in the magazine.

  4. Roger Stone:

    And now we see that it’s not. So why my request hasn’t been granted — I’m frankly flummoxed by it. we even proposed, you know, as a compromise, that they just agree to publish them unedited the very next day.

  5. Damian Collins:

    I can't give you an exact date, but I would hope we would be in a position to publish them very soon, certainly within the next week or so, that would be my hope.

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#2880hide
#4738publish
#13987bury
#16683suppress
#19241hush
#23641withhold
#24594conceal
#61300secrete

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