What does advertisement mean?

Definitions for advertisement
ˌæd vərˈtaɪz mənt, ædˈvɜr tɪs mənt, -tɪz-ad·ver·tise·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertnoun

    a public promotion of some product or service


  1. advertisementnoun

    A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.

    Companies try to sell their products using advertisements in form of placards, television spots and print publications.

  2. advertisementnoun

    A public notice.

    The city council placed an advertisement in the local newspaper to inform its residents of the forthcoming roadworks.

  3. advertisementnoun

    A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.

    The people gave a good advertisement for Wiktionary.

  4. Etymology: From advertissement, compare French avertissement. See advertise.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Advertisement or Advertisementnoun

    Etymology: advertissement, Fr.

    —— ’Tis all men’s office to speak patience
    To those, that wring under the load of sorrow;
    But no man’s virtue nor sufficiency,
    To be so moral, when he shall endure
    The like himself: therefore give me no counsel;
    My griefs are louder than advertisement. William Shakespeare, Much ado about Nothing.

    Then, as a cunning prince that useth spies,
    If they return no news, doth nothing know;
    But if they make advertisement of lies,
    The prince’s counsel all awry do go. John Davies.

    He had received advertisement, that the party, which was sent for his relief from London, had received some brush in Somersetshire, which would much retard their march. Edward Hyde.

    The drum and trumpet, by their several sounds, serve for many kinds of advertisements, in military affairs: the bells serve to proclaim a scare-fire; and, in some places, water-breaches; the departure of a man, woman, or child; time of divine service; the hour of the day; day of the month. William Holder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advertisementnoun

    the act of informing or notifying; notification

  2. Advertisementnoun

    admonition; advice; warning

  3. Advertisementnoun

    a public notice, especially a paid notice in some public print; anything that advertises; as, a newspaper containing many advertisements

  4. Etymology: [F. avertisement, formerly also spelled advertissement, a warning, giving notice, fr. avertir.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advertisement' in Nouns Frequency: #1723

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advertisement in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advertisement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of advertisement in a Sentence

  1. Lakshheish M Patel:

    Dilapidated condition of Indian economy is such these days that first there are no Jobs and whatever little vacancy you see in newspaper is that for driver, fitter, welder, electricians, accounts assistants, teachers but nothing for white collar mainly for MBAs, B Tech or highly qualified people. No job advertisement is seen from Mutual Fund, Insurance, Banking or Big Industries. Governments jobs are almost never seen

  2. Wolfgang Loeger:

    I saw the job advertisement so I thought 'lets give it a try' because I like driving and I like to meet people, you meet every time new people in the taxi so I thought it was a nice job.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The best way to look at the media portal's homepage news as an advertisement, perhaps nothing more than that.

  5. Bruce Burton:

    For good or ill, your conversation is your advertisement. Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind. Do they see it well clothed, neat, busineswise?

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worthy of reliance or trust
  • A. nasty
  • B. dependable
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