Ad·ver·tise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Advertised p. pr. & vb. n. Advertising ] 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.
n 1: a public promotion of some product or service [syn: ad, advertisement,
advertizement, advertizing, advert]
2: the business of drawing public attention to goods and
services [syn: publicizing]