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ad·ver·tise

 (ăd′vər-tīz′)
v. ad·ver·tised, ad·ver·tis·ing, ad·ver·tis·es
v.tr.
1. To make public announcement of, especially to proclaim the qualities or advantages of (a product or business) so as to increase sales. See Synonyms at announce.
2. To make known; call attention to: advertised my intention to resign.
3. To warn or notify: "This event advertises me that there is such a fact as death" (Henry David Thoreau).
v.intr.
1. To call the attention of the public to a product or business.
2. To inquire or seek in a public notice, as in a newspaper: advertise for an apartment.

[Middle English advertisen, to notify, from Old French advertir, advertiss-, to notice; see advert1.]

ad′ver·tis′er n.

advertise

(ˈædvəˌtaɪz) or

advertize

vb
1. (Marketing) to present or praise (goods, a service, etc) to the public, esp in order to encourage sales
2. to make (something, such as a vacancy, article for sale, etc) publicly known, as to possible applicants, buyers, etc: to advertise a job.
3. (foll by: for) to make a public request (for), esp in a newspaper, etc: she advertised for a cook.
4. obsolete to warn; caution
[C15: from a lengthened stem of Old French avertir, ultimately from Latin advertere to turn one's attention to. See adverse]
ˈadverˌtiser, ˈadverˌtizer n

ad•ver•tise

(ˈæd vərˌtaɪz, ˌæd vərˈtaɪz)

v. -tised, -tis•ing. v.t.
1. to announce or praise (a product, service, etc.) in some public medium of communication in order to induce people to buy or use: to advertise a new brand of toothpaste.
2. to give information to the public about, esp. in a newspaper or on radio or television.
3. to call attention to, esp. in a boastful manner: Stop advertising yourself!
4. Obs. to inform or advise.
v.i.
5. to request something, esp. by placing a notice in a newspaper: to advertise for a house to rent.
6. to offer goods or services through advertisements.
[1400–50; < Middle French avertiss-, long s. of avertir < Vulgar Latin *advertire, Latin advertere to advert1]
ad′ver•tis`er, n.

advertise


Past participle: advertised
Gerund: advertising

Imperative
advertise
advertise
Present
I advertise
you advertise
he/she/it advertises
we advertise
you advertise
they advertise
Preterite
I advertised
you advertised
he/she/it advertised
we advertised
you advertised
they advertised
Present Continuous
I am advertising
you are advertising
he/she/it is advertising
we are advertising
you are advertising
they are advertising
Present Perfect
I have advertised
you have advertised
he/she/it has advertised
we have advertised
you have advertised
they have advertised
Past Continuous
I was advertising
you were advertising
he/she/it was advertising
we were advertising
you were advertising
they were advertising
Past Perfect
I had advertised
you had advertised
he/she/it had advertised
we had advertised
you had advertised
they had advertised
Future
I will advertise
you will advertise
he/she/it will advertise
we will advertise
you will advertise
they will advertise
Future Perfect
I will have advertised
you will have advertised
he/she/it will have advertised
we will have advertised
you will have advertised
they will have advertised
Future Continuous
I will be advertising
you will be advertising
he/she/it will be advertising
we will be advertising
you will be advertising
they will be advertising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been advertising
you have been advertising
he/she/it has been advertising
we have been advertising
you have been advertising
they have been advertising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been advertising
you will have been advertising
he/she/it will have been advertising
we will have been advertising
you will have been advertising
they will have been advertising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been advertising
you had been advertising
he/she/it had been advertising
we had been advertising
you had been advertising
they had been advertising
Conditional
I would advertise
you would advertise
he/she/it would advertise
we would advertise
you would advertise
they would advertise
Past Conditional
I would have advertised
you would have advertised
he/she/it would have advertised
we would have advertised
you would have advertised
they would have advertised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.advertise - call attention toadvertise - call attention to; "Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS"
announce, denote - make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly"
headline - publicize widely or highly, as if with a headline
ballyhoo - advertize noisily or blatantly
2.advertise - make publicity foradvertise - 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"
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
propagandise, propagandize - spread by propaganda
plug - make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote
bill - advertise especially by posters or placards; "He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso"
crusade, campaign, agitate, fight, push, press - exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"

advertise

verb publicize, promote, plug (informal), announce, publish, push (informal), display, declare, broadcast, advise, inform, praise, proclaim, puff, hype, notify, tout, flaunt, crack up (informal), promulgate, make known, apprise, beat the drum (informal), blazon, bring to public notice Religious groups are not allowed to advertise on TV. It has been much advertised in specialist magazines.

advertise

verb
1. To make (information) generally known:
Idioms: spread far and wide, spread the word.
2. To make known vigorously the positive features of (a product):
Informal: pitch, plug.
Slang: push.
3. To bring to public notice or make known publicly:
Translations
يُعْلِنُيُـعْلِن، يَنْشُر إعْلانَاً
inzerovathledat inzerátem
annoncereaverterereklamerereklamere for
mainostaa
oglašavati
hirdet
auglÿsa
広告する
광고하다
reklamuotiskelbėjas
ievietot sludinājumureklamēt
hľadať na inzerátinzerovať
oglaševati
annonsera
ลงโฆษณา
ilân etmekreklam yapmakreklâm yapmak
quảng cáo

advertise

[ˈædvərtaɪz]
vi (gen)faire de la publicité; (in classified ads)mettre une petite annonce
to advertise for [+ staff, accountants] → recruter par voie d'annonce; [+ accommodation] → mettre une annonce pour
vt [+ product] → faire de la publicité pour; (in classified ads) [+ job, car] → mettre une petite annonce pour
They're advertising the new model → Ils font de la publicité pour leur nouveau modèle.
She had seen them advertised on television → Elle les avait vus dans une publicité à la télévision.
Jobs are advertised in the paper
BUT Le journal publie des offres d'emplois.
a job she had seen advertised in the paper
BUT une offre d'emploi qu'elle avait vue dans le journal.

advertise

vt
(= publicize)Werbung or Reklame machen für, werben für; I’ve seen that soap advertised on televisionich habe die Werbung or Reklame für diese Seife im Fernsehen gesehen; as advertised on televisionwie durch das Fernsehen bekannt
(in paper etc) flat, table etcinserieren, annoncieren; job, postausschreiben, inserieren; to advertise something in a shop window/on local radioetw durch eine Schaufensteranzeige/im Regionalsender anbieten; I saw it advertised in a shop windowich habe die Anzeige dafür in einem Schaufenster gesehen
(= make conspicuous) factpublik machen; ignoranceoffen zeigen
vi
(Comm) → Werbung or Reklame machen, werben
(in paper) → inserieren, annoncieren (for für); to advertise for somebody/somethingjdn/etw (per Anzeige) suchen; to advertise for something on local radio/in a shop windowetw per Regionalsender/durch Anzeige im Schaufenster suchen

advertise

[ˈædvətaɪz]
1. vt (Comm) → fare pubblicità or réclame a, reclamizzare
to advertise a flat for sale → mettere un annuncio per vendere un appartamento
2. vifare (della) pubblicità or (della) réclame
to advertise for (staff) → cercare tramite annuncio
to advertise on television → fare pubblicità in televisione

advertise

(ˈӕdvətaiz) verb
to make (something) known to the public by any of various methods. I've advertised (my house) in the newspaper; They advertised on TV for volunteers.
advertisement (ədˈvəːtismənt) , ((American) ӕdvərˈtaizmənt) noun
(also ad (ӕd) , advert (ˈadvəːt) ) a film, newspaper announcement, poster etc making something known, especially in order to persuade people to buy it. an advertisement for toothpaste on television; She replied to my advertisement for a secretary.
ˈadvertiser noun
a person who advertises.

advertise

يُعْلِنُ inzerovat reklamere for inserieren διαφημίζω anunciar mainostaa promouvoir oglašavati pubblicizzare 広告する 광고하다 adverteren annonsere zareklamować anunciar рекламировать annonsera ลงโฆษณา reklam yapmak quảng cáo 做广告
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I often think I should like to, especially since my hair was cut, so if you ever miss us, you may advertise for two boys and look among the ships bound for India.
I would have every man so much like a wild antelope, so much a part and parcel of nature, that his very person should thus sweetly advertise our senses of his presence, and remind us of those parts of nature which he most haunts.
And he had a good knack at getting in the complimentary thing here and there about a knight that was likely to advertise -- no, I mean a knight that had influence; and he also had a neat gift of exaggeration, for in his time he had kept door for a pious hermit who lived in a sty and worked miracles.
Then his next move will be to advertise Jim, or something like that.
Tom Driscoll caught a slight glimpse of the records, and nudged his nearest friend and said, with a wink, "Pudd'nhead's got a rare eye to business--thinks that as long as he can't win his case it's at least a noble good chance to advertise his window palace decorations without any expense.
Those who want situations advertise; you must advertise in the -shire Herald.
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