Advert Definition

ăd-vûrt
adverted, adverting, adverts
verb
adverted, adverting, adverts
To turn attention. Used with to .
The board next adverted to compensation issues.
American Heritage
To call attention or turn one's attention (to); refer or allude.
Webster's New World
noun
adverts
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Advert

Noun

Singular:
advert
Plural:
adverts

Origin of Advert

  • Middle English adverten from Old French advertir to notice from Latin advertere to turn toward adverse

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English adverten, from Old French advertir "to notice", from Latin advertere "to turn toward". See adverse.

    From Wiktionary

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