Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (II) Communication of Ideas
Section II. Modes of Communication

531. Publication.

   NOUN:PUBLICATION; public announcement [See Information]; promulgation, propagation, proclamation, pronouncement, pronunciamiento [Sp.], pronunciamento, edict, encyclical; circulation, indiction [rare], edition, impression, imprint.
  PUBLICITY, notoriety, currency, flagrancy, cry, hue and cry, bruit [F.]; bruit, oyez or oyes, vox populi [L.]; report (news) [See News]; telegram, cable [colloq.] [See News]; telegraphy; publisher &c. v.
  THE PRESS, the Fourth Estate, public press, newspaper, journal, gazette, daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual; magazine.
  ADVERTISEMENT, ad., placard, bill, flyer [cant], leaflet, handbill, affiche [F.], broadside, broadsheet, poster; circular, – letter; manifesto; notice [See Information]; program or programme.
   VERB:PUBLISH; make -public, – known (information) [See Information]; speak of, talk of; broach, utter; put forward; circulate, propagate, promulgate; spread, – abroad; rumor, diffuse, disseminate, evulgate [obs.]; put -, give -, send- forth; emit, edit, get out; issue; bring -, lay -, drag- before the public; give -out, – to the world; report, cover [newspaper cant]; put -, bandy -, hawk -, buzz -, whisper -, bruit -, blaze- about; drag into the -open day, – limelight [colloq.], throw the spotlight on [colloq.]; voice, bruit.
  PROCLAIM, herald, blazon; blaze -, noise- abroad; sound a trumpet; trumpet -, thunder- forth; give tongue; announce with -beat of drum, – flourish of trumpets; proclaim -from the housetops, – at Charing Cross, – at the crossroads, – at the market cross.
  raise a -cry, – hue and cry, – report; set news afloat.
  telegraph, cable, wireless [colloq.], broadcast, wire [colloq.].
  ADVERTISE, placard; post, – up; afficher [F.], publish in the Gazette, send round the crier, cry abroad.
  BE PUBLISHED &c.; be or become public &c. adj.; come out; go -, fly -, buzz -, blow- about; get -about, – abroad, – afloat, – wind; find vent; see the light; go forth, take air, acquire currency, pass current; go the rounds, go the round of the newspapers, go through the length and breadth of the land; virum volitare per ora [L.]; pass from mouth to mouth; spread; run -, spread- like wildfire.
   ADJECTIVE:PUBLISHED &c. v.; current (news) [See News]; in circulation, public; notorious; flagrant, arrant; open [See Manifestation]; trumpet-tongued; encyclic or encyclical, proclamatory, annunciatory, promulgatory; exoteric.
  TELEGRAPHIC, cabled, radiotelegraphic, telegraphed, wireless; radiophonic.
   ADVERB:PUBLICLY &c. adj.; in public, in open court, with open doors; in the -lime-light, – spotlight [both colloq.]; for publication.
   INTERJECTION:Oyez! Oyes! notice!    QUOTATIONS:
  1. Notice is hereby given.
  2. This is -, these are- to give notice.
  3. Nomina stultorum parietibus hærent.
  4. Semel emissum volat irrevocabile verbum.
  5. Thou god of our Idolatry, the Press!—Cowper
  6. Report me and my cause aright To the unsatisfied.—Hamlet
  7. A chiel’s amang ye takin’ notes And, faith, he’ll prent it!—Burns