What does advertising mean?

Definitions for advertising
ˈæd vərˌtaɪ zɪŋad·ver·tis·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

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

    a public promotion of some product or service

  2. advertising, publicizingnoun

    the business of drawing public attention to goods and services

Wiktionary

  1. advertisingnoun

    communication whose purpose is to influence potential customers about products and services

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advertising

    of Advertise

Freebase

  1. Advertising

    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

  1. advertising

    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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advertising' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2649

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advertising' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1822

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advertising' in Nouns Frequency: #1097

How to pronounce advertising?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advertising in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advertising in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of advertising in a Sentence

  1. Chris Capossela:

    For 82 years, we have put people over profits, we're pulling all Facebook/Instagram advertising for the month of July.

  2. Nadine Gordimer:

    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.

  3. Roger Entner:

    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.

  4. The Kenyan-born rider:

    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.

  5. Hemal Shroff:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of advertising

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  • A. noninvasive
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