Meaning of “publish” - Learner’s Dictionary

publish

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈpʌblɪʃ/
PRINT

B1 to prepare and print a book, newspaper, magazine, article, etc so that people can buy it:

[ often passive ] This book is published by Cambridge University Press.
WRITE

to write something that is then printed in a book, newspaper, magazine, etc:

He's published several short stories in national magazines.
MAKE PUBLIC

B1 to make information available to the public

(Definition of “publish” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)