advertise

  • 1 advertise — ad‧ver‧tise [ˈædvətaɪz ǁ ər ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. MARKETING to tell people publicly about a product or service in order to persuade them to buy it: • Beer and wine are both advertised on TV. • They were among the most heavily… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Advertise — Ad ver*tise (?; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Advertised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Advertising}.] [F. avertir, formerly also spelt advertir, to warn, give notice to, L. advertere to turn to. The ending was probably influenced by the noun advertisement. See …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 advertise — I verb advise, announce, apprise, attract, broadcast, circularize, circulate, communicate, describe, disseminate, divulge, exhibit, expose, feature, flourish, focus the attention, headline, herald, inform, notice, notify, placard, post, proclaim …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 advertise — [ad′vər tīz΄] vt. advertised, advertising [ME advertisen < OFr a(d)vertiss , extended stem of advertir, to warn, call attention to < L advertere, ADVERT1] 1. to tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 advertise — (v.) early 15c., to take notice of, from M.Fr. advertiss , prp. stem of a(d)vertir to warn (12c.), from L. advertere turn toward, from ad toward (see AD (Cf. ad )) + vertere to turn (see VERSUS (Cf. versus)). Sense shift …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 advertise — (Brit.) ad·ver·tise || ædvÉ™taɪz v. publicise, promote, draw attention to (generally in order to sell goods or services); publicly announce; give notice, inform; (in Poker card game) bluff in order to make the bluff apparent (also advertize) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 7 advertise — publish, announce, proclaim, broadcast, promulgate, *declare Analogous words: report, recount, *relate: *communicate, impart Contrasted words: *suppress, repress: conceal, *hide, bury …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 advertise — is spelt ise, not ize …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 advertise — [v] publicize for the purpose of selling or causing one to want acquaint, advance, advise, announce, apprise, ballyhoo*, beat the drum for*, bill, blazon, boost*, build up, circularize, communicate, declare, disclose, display, divulge, drum*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 advertise — ► VERB 1) present or describe (a product, service, or event) in a public medium so as to promote sales. 2) seek to fill (a vacancy) by placing a notice in a newspaper or other medium. 3) make (a quality or fact) known. DERIVATIVES advertiser noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 advertise — [[t]æ̱dvə(r)taɪz[/t]] ♦♦♦ advertises, advertising, advertised 1) VERB If you advertise something such as a product, an event, or a job, you tell people about it in newspapers, on television, or on posters in order to encourage them to buy the… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 advertise — ad|ver|tise [ˈædvətaız US ər ] v [I and T] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Early French advertiss , stem of advertir; ADVERT] 1.) to tell the public about a product or service in order to persuade them to buy it ▪ They no longer advertise alcohol or… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 advertise */*/ — UK [ˈædvə(r)taɪz] / US [ˈædvərˌtaɪz] verb Word forms advertise : present tense I/you/we/they advertise he/she/it advertises present participle advertising past tense advertised past participle advertised 1) [intransitive/transitive] to try to… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 advertise — advertisable /ad veuhr tuy zeuh beuhl, ad veuhr tuy /, adj. advertiser, n. /ad veuhr tuyz , ad veuhr tuyz /, v., advertised, advertising. v.t. 1. to announce or praise (a product, service, etc.) in some public medium of communication in order to… …

    Universalium

  • 15 advertise — v. 1) (D; intr.) to advertise for (to advertise for a maid) 2) (L) they advertised that a position was open * * * [ ædvətaɪz] (L) they advertised that a position was open (D; intr.) to advertise for (to advertise for a maid) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 advertise — verb ADVERB ▪ heavily ▪ These products have been advertised very heavily. ▪ widely ▪ There are plans to advertise the job more widely. ▪ locally …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 advertise — 01. If you want to sell your car, you should [advertise] at the university. Lots of students are looking for good, used cars. 02. Before Christmas, toy manufacturers [advertise] on every television station so that they can increase their sales.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 advertise — ad|ver|tise [ ædvər,taız ] verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to try to persuade people to buy a product or service by announcing it on television, on the Internet, in newspapers, etc.: The company regularly advertises on TV. The perfume has …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 advertise — [c]/ˈædvətaɪz / (say advuhtuyz) verb (advertised, advertising) –verb (t) 1. to give information to the public concerning; make public announcement of, by publication in periodicals, by printed posters, by broadcasting over the radio, television,… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 advertise — / ædvətaɪz/ verb to arrange and pay for publicity designed to help sell products or services or to find new employees ● to advertise a vacancy ● to advertise for a secretary ● to advertise a new product …

    Marketing dictionary in english