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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Advertise  \Ad`ver*tise"\  (?;  277),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Advertised};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Advertising}.]  [F.  avertir 
  formerly  also  spelt  advertir  to  warn,  give  notice  to  L. 
  advertere  to  turn  to  The  ending  was  probably  influenced  by 
  the  noun  advertisement.  See  {Advert}.] 
  To  give  notice  to  to  inform  or  apprise;  to  notify;  to  make 
  known  hence  to  warn;  --  often  followed  by  of  before  the 
  subject  of  information;  as  to  advertise  a  man  of  his  loss 
  [Archaic] 
 
  I  will  advertise  thee  what  this  people  shall  do  --Num. 
  xxiv.  14. 
 
  4.  To  give  public  notice  of  to  announce  publicly,  esp.  by  a 
  printed  notice;  as  to  advertise  goods  for  sale,  a  lost 
  article,  the  sailing  day  of  a  vessel,  a  political  meeting. 
 
  Syn:  To  apprise;  inform;  make  known  notify;  announce; 
  proclaim;  promulgate;  publish. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  advertising 
  n  1:  a  public  promotion  of  some  product  or  service  [syn:  {ad},  {advertisement}, 
  {advert}] 
  2:  the  business  of  drawing  public  attention  to  goods  and 
  services  [syn:  {advertizing},  {publicizing}] 




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