What does advertise mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advertise, publicize, advertize, publiciseverb

    call attention to

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

  2. advertise, advertize, promote, pushverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. advertiseverb

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

    Etymology: 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.

  2. advertiseverb

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

    Etymology: 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.

  3. advertiseverb

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

    It pays to advertise.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. advertiseverb

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

    Etymology: 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. Advertiseverb

    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. Advertiseverb

    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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Numerology

  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. Lizette Ortiz:

    We confirm that we were merely the company's Registered Agent/Registered Office( which is a requirement by law for each company to have) at the time of incorporation and never gave them permission or received compensation from them to advertise that they physically had an office or physical presence at our address nor the usage of our telephone numbers or email addresses and if so they would have been doing so illegally.

  2. Paul Fussell:

    Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles.

  3. Sandy Bidwell:

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

  4. true love:

    The more people advertise their love, the more fake it is. Why show it off to the world, when its meant to be confidential and between only the two of you. It just makes people wonder how true your love really is'

  5. Liu Dongchuan:

    We've tried lots of different ways to advertise to overseas customers but at the moment we're focused on using Twitter, Google and Facebook, the reason is because you know these users are real users, active users, not zombie users.

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Translations for advertise

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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
  • mengiklankanIndonesian
  • pubblicizzareItalian
  • 宣伝, 広告Japanese
  • reklamuoti, skelbti, publikuotiLithuanian
  • pānui, whakatairangaMāori
  • рекламира, објавуваMacedonian
  • anunciar, promulgarPortuguese
  • объявлять, рекламировать, публиковать, извещать, информироватьRussian
  • ప్రకటనTelugu
  • tanıtım yapmak, duyurmak, reklâm yapmakTurkish
  • اشتہار دیناUrdu
  • מעלדן, רעקלאַמירןYiddish

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