Definitions for: Advert


[n] a public promotion of some product or service
[v] make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
[v] make a more or less disguised reference to; "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
[v] give heed (to); "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"; "She hung on his every word"; "They paid attention to everything he said"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ad*vert", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Adverted; p. pr. & vb.
n. Adverting.] [L. advertere, v. t., to turn to; ad +
vertere to turn: cf. F. avertir. See Advertise.]
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: Syn.- To refer; allude; regard. See Refer.

Synonyms: ad, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing, allude, attend, bring up, cite, give ear, hang, mention, name, pay attention, pay heed, refer, touch

See Also: advertorial, appeal, bill, broadsheet, broadside, circular, commend, commercial, commercial message, cross-refer, denote, direct mail, drag up, dredge up, fixate, flier, flyer, handbill, have in mind, hint, invoke, listen, mailer, mean, namedrop, newspaper ad, newspaper advertisement, packaging, preview, prevue, promotion, promotional material, publicity, quote, raise, remember, speak of the devil, suggest, teaser, think of, throwaway, top billing, touch on, trailer

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