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- advertize (chiefly archaic (US))
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.
- (transitive, now rare) To notify (someone) of something; to call someone's attention to something. [from 15th c.]
- Socrates being advertised, that the God of wisdome, had attributed the name of wise unto him, was thereat much astonished […].
- (transitive) To give (especially public) notice of (something); to announce publicly. [from 15th c.]
- (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.
- (transitive) 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.
- (tell about): notify, inform, apprise, (with urgency) alert
- (give public notice): make known, announce, proclaim, promulgate, (uncommon use) publish
- (advertise commercially): promote, publicise, sell
(transitive) to give public notice of; to announce publicly
(intransitive) to provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others
(transitive) to provide public information about (a product, services etc.)
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