Ad·vert v. i. [imp. & p. p. Adverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Adverting.] To turn the mind or attention; to refer; to take heed or notice; -- with to; as, he adverted to what was said.
I may again advert to the distinction. --Owen.
Syn:- To refer; allude; regard. See Refer.
n : a public promotion of some product or service [syn: ad, advertisement,
advertizement, advertising, advertizing]
v 1: give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the
recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They
attended to everything he said" [syn: attend, hang,
pay heed, give ear]
2: make a more or less disguised reference to; "He alluded to
the problem but did not mention it" [syn: allude, touch]
3: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection
with the invention" [syn: mention, bring up, cite, name,