What does advertise mean?

Definitions for advertise
ˈæd vərˌtaɪz, ˌæd vərˈtaɪzad·ver·tise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advertise, publicize, advertize, publicise(verb)

    call attention to

    "Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS"

  2. advertise, advertize, promote, push(verb)

    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"


  1. advertise(Verb)

    To notify (someone) of something; to call someone's attention to something.

  2. advertise(Verb)

    To give (especially public) notice of (something); to announce publicly.

  3. advertise(Verb)

    To provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others.

    It pays to advertise.

  4. advertise(Verb)

    To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales.

  5. Origin: From (the stem of) avertir, advertir, advertir, avertir, with the ending assimilated to -ise, -ize and probably influenced by the noun advertisement. Compare also advert.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advertise(verb)

    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

  2. Advertise(verb)

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Advertise

    ad-vėrt-īz′, or ad′-, v.t. to turn one's attention to: to inform: to give public information or announcement of: (obs.) to instruct.—ns. Advert′isement, the act of advertising or making known: a public notice in a newspaper or periodical: notoriety: (obs.) news; Advertīs′er, one who advertises: a paper in which advertisements are published.—p.adj. Advertīs′ing (Shak.), attentive. [Fr., from L. See Advert.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advertise' in Verbs Frequency: #842

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advertise in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advertise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of advertise in a Sentence

  1. Hughs Wood:

    I've found that some of my favorite hotel experiences are ones the hotel doesn't advertise.

  2. Sandy Bidwell:

    For years, no one would allow us to advertise it, my attitude is, let them. It's free advertising.

  3. Mr vybs live:

    Ladies in a relationship should stop posting their beautiful pictures, why advertise goods that are no longer in stock!

  4. Jeff Greenfield:

    You got the first phase of early adopters. But it's no longer that first tier that you're interested in, they don't have a choice. They have to advertise.

  5. Walter Thompson:

    High profile fitness companies are huge proponents of this form of exercise, if they continue to advertise and support HIIT, I don’t see it leaving the trend list anytime soon.

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  • рекламирам, обявявам, информирамBulgarian
  • hysbysebu, hysbysuWelsh
  • annoncere, reklamereDanish
  • annoncieren, inserieren, anpreisen, ankündigen, werben, anbietenGerman
  • διαφημίζωGreek
  • anunciarSpanish
  • kuuluttaa, mainostaa, julistaa, ilmoittaaFinnish
  • annoncer, afficher, publierFrench
  • פרסםHebrew
  • hirdet, reklámozHungarian
  • pubblicizzareItalian
  • 宣伝, 広告Japanese
  • reklamuoti, skelbti, publikuotiLithuanian
  • pānui, whakatairangaMāori
  • рекламира, објавуваMacedonian
  • anunciar, promulgarPortuguese
  • объявлять, рекламировать, публиковать, извещать, информироватьRussian
  • tanıtım yapmak, duyurmak, reklâm yapmakTurkish
  • מעלדן, רעקלאַמירןYiddish

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