Definitions of publication

  1. a copy of a printed work offered for distribution Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of publishing or making known; notification to the people at large, either by words, writing, or printing; proclamation; divulgation; promulgation; as, the publication of the law at Mount Sinai; the publication of the gospel; the publication of statutes or edicts. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. The act of offering a book, pamphlet, engraving, etc., to the public by sale or by gratuitous distribution. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. That which is published or made known; especially, any book, pamphlet, etc., offered for sale or to public notice; as, a daily or monthly publication. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. An act done in public. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. The act of printing and placing on sale or of making generally known; that which is printed and placed on sale, as a book, magazine, etc.; that which is proclaimed or made generally known. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The act of publishing or making public: a proclamation: the act of printing and sending forth to the public, as a book: that which is published as a book, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Act of publishing; thing published. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The act of publishing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A newspaper, magazine, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The act of publishing or offering to public notice; promulgation; the act of publishing a book or the like, and offering it for sale; a work printed and published. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for publication

  1. You can prepare every thing for the wedding, and let them be married as soon as publication has been made. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  2. When I remember how many novels I have written, I have no right to expect that above a few of them shall endure even to the second year beyond publication – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope