Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun publisher

3 senses of publisher

Sense 1
publisher, publishing house, publishing firm, publishing company -- (a firm in the publishing business)
       => firm, house, business firm -- (the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments; "he worked for a brokerage house")

Sense 2
publisher -- (a person engaged in publishing periodicals or books or music)
       => professional, professional person -- (a person engaged in one of the learned professions)

Sense 3
publisher, newspaper publisher -- (the proprietor of a newspaper)
       => owner, proprietor -- ((law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants")

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