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Meaning of ADVERTISE

Pronunciation:  'advur`tIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  call attention to; "Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS"
  2. [v]  make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"

ADVERTISE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: advertize, promote, publicise, publicize, push
 See Also: announce, ballyhoo, bill, denote, headline, plug, praise, propagandise, propagandize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ad`ver*tise"\ (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Advertised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Advertising}.] [F. avertir,
formerly also spelt advertir, to warn, give notice to, L.
advertere to turn to. The ending was probably influenced by
the noun advertisement. See {Advert}.]
To give notice to; to inform or apprise; to notify; to make
known; hence, to warn; -- often followed by of before the
subject of information; as, to advertise a man of his loss.

      I will advertise thee what this people shall do. --Num.
                                               xxiv. 14.

4. To give public notice of; to announce publicly, esp. by a
   printed notice; as, to advertise goods for sale, a lost
   article, the sailing day of a vessel, a political meeting.

Syn: To apprise; inform; make known; notify; announce;
     proclaim; promulgate; publish.

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