- printed or broadcast matter that advertises; advertisements collectively
- the business or occupation of preparing and issuing advertisements
- An example of advertising is a company specializing in designing and implementing newsprint ads for other company’s products.
- An example of advertising is when Victoria's Secret runs their annual fashion show on television to showcase their new lingerie.
The definition of advertising is the business or act of making something known to the public, usually through some type of paid media.
- The activity of attracting public attention to a product or business, as by paid announcements in the print, broadcast, or electronic media.
- The business of designing and writing advertisements.
- Advertisements considered as a group: This paper takes no advertising.
- Present participle of advertise.
(countable and uncountable, plural advertisings)
- Communication whose purpose is to influence potential customers about products and services.
- Then do some advertising and keep him busy.
- About 1689 his health, never very strong, began to fail seriously and he gradually withdrew from his public engagements, ceasing his communications to the Royal Society, and advertising his desire to be excused from receiving guests, "unless upon occasions very extraordinary," on Tuesday and Friday forenoon, and Wednesday and Saturday afternoon.
- Poisonous or noxious animals usually have some special advertising attribute, sometimes the display of conspicuous coloration, as in the skunk; sometimes the emission of sound as in the rattlesnake; sometimes a combination of the two, as in the common porcupine and the large black scorpions of Africa and India.
- A real estate sign advertising a house for sale peeped out from tall grass beside the road.
- She had always entertained a quiet contempt for the French writers whom she flattered and pensioned, and who served her as an advertising agency in the west.