ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertnoun
a public promotion of some product or service
the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
communication whose purpose is to influence potential customers about products and services
Advertising or advertizing is a form of communication for marketing and used to encourage, persuade, or manipulate an audience to continue or take some new action. Most commonly, the desired result is to drive consumer behavior with respect to a commercial offering, although political and ideological advertising is also common. This type of work belongs to a category called affective labor. In Latin, ad vertere means "to turn the mind toward." The purpose of advertising may also be to reassure employees or shareholders that a company is viable or successful. Advertising messages are usually paid for by sponsors and viewed via various traditional media; including mass media such as newspaper, magazines, television commercial, radio advertisement, outdoor advertising or direct mail; or new media such as blogs, websites or text messages. Commercial advertisers often seek to generate increased consumption of their products or services through "branding," which involves associating a product name or image with certain qualities in the minds of consumers. Non-commercial advertisers who spend money to advertise items other than a consumer product or service include political parties, interest groups, religious organizations and governmental agencies. Nonprofit organizations may rely on free modes of persuasion, such as a public service announcement.
The Roycroft Dictionary
The education of the public as to who you are, where you are, and what you have to offer in way of skill, talent or commodity. The only man who should not advertise is the man who has nothing to offer the world in way of commodity or service.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'advertising' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2649
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'advertising' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1822
Rank popularity for the word 'advertising' in Nouns Frequency: #1097
The numerical value of advertising in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of advertising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
For 82 years, we have put people over profits, we're pulling all Facebook/Instagram advertising for the month of July.
The primacy of the word, basis of the human psyche, that has in our age been used for mind-bending persuasion and brain-washing pulp, disgraced by Gobbles and debased by advertising copy, remains a force for freedom that flies out between all bars.
What we are expecting is a Netflix-type streaming platform where people can watch a wide array of movies and shows, they are basically buying an advertising platform so they can keep the money themselves.
Unless you are going to ask every anchorman on every news channel about the people who pay for advertising on their shows, then there is definitely a double standard there, if you are going to ask so much of certain sportspeople and not others, especially when there are already energy companies within the peloton and not a word was said to those teams or those riders then I don't think it is fair.
There is no regulation of these products, and the advertising industry was using actors and spokespersons to promote these products as a way to enhance the desire for the product.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for advertising
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- reclamă, publicitateRomanian
- quảng cáoVietnamese
Get even more translations for advertising »
Find a translation for the advertising definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Discuss these advertising definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"advertising." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 30 Jul 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/advertising>.