Advertise meaning

ădvər-tīz
To make known; call attention to.

Advertised my intention to resign.

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The definition of advertise means to provide public information about something, particularly with the hope of making people want to buy, rent or have it.

Creating a commercial about the benefits of a new type of shampoo is an example of advertise.

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To call the attention of the public to a product or business.
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To make public announcement of, especially to proclaim the qualities or advantages of (a product or business) so as to increase sales.
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To warn or notify.
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To inquire or seek in a public notice, as in a newspaper.

Advertise for an apartment.

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To tell about or praise (a product, service, etc.) publicly, as through newspapers, handbills, radio, television, etc., so as to make people want to buy it.
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To make known; give notice of.
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To call the public's attention to things for sale or rent, help wanted, etc., as by printed or broadcast notices; sponsor advertisements.
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(now rare) To notify (someone) of something; to call someone's attention to something. [from 15th c.]
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To give (especially public) notice of (something); to announce publicly. [from 15th c.]
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(intransitive) To provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others. [from 18th c.]

It pays to advertise.

For personal needs, advertise on the internet or in a local newspaper.

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To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales. [from 19th c.]

Over the air, they advertise their product on drive-time radio talk shows and TV news shows.

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To ask (for) publicly by printed notice, etc.

Advertise for a babysitter.

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Origin of advertise

  • Middle English advertisen to notify from Old French advertir advertiss- to notice advert1

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

  • 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.

    From Wiktionary