Definitions for publicizeˈpʌb ləˌsaɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pub•li•cizeˈpʌb ləˌsaɪz(v.t.)-cized, -ciz•ing.
to give publicity to; bring to public notice; announce or advertise.
Origin of publicize:
publicize, publicise, air, bare(verb)
"She aired her opinions on welfare"
advertise, publicize, advertize, publicise(verb)
call attention to
"Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to make the public aware
a news conference to publicize the need for blood donation; a highly-publicized event