Origin of Advertise
From (the stem of) Anglo-Norman avertir, advertir, Middle French advertir, avertir (“to warn, give notice to”), with the ending assimilated to -ise, -ize and probably influenced by the noun advertisement. Compare also advert.
Middle English advertisen to notify from Old French advertir advertiss- to notice advert1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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