What does advertise mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word advertise.

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"

Wiktionary

  1. advertise(Verb)

    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. advertise(Verb)

    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. advertise(Verb)

    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. advertise(Verb)

    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. 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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How to say advertise in sign language?

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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. Orrin Hatch:

    These are restrictions that the Islamic State could use to its advantage, if we are telling the Islamic State upfront that we will not use ground forces, will they not tailor their strategy around that fact? If we advertise when the authorization expires at an arbitrary date ... will they not hunker down and wait for that date?

  2. Hughs Wood:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Mark Hurley:

    The ASA's ruling is a huge step forward in preventing tobacco companies from using social media to advertise to young people in the U.K. and around the world, while this is a mild negative for the BAT's UK revenue stream from vape products in the UK, it's immaterial to the bottom line.

  5. 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'

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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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