Search Result for "advert":
1. a public promotion of some product or service;
[syn: ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert]
1. give heed (to);
- Example: "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"
- Example: "She hung on his every word"
- Example: "They attended to everything he said"
[syn: attend, hang, advert, pay heed, give ear]
2. make a more or less disguised reference to;
- Example: "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
[syn: allude, touch, advert]
3. make reference to;
- Example: "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
[syn: mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Advert \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. [1913 Webster] I may again advert to the distinction. --Owen. [1913 Webster] Syn: Syn.- To refer; allude; regard. See Refer. [1913 Webster] Advertence