[syn: advertise, advertize, promote, push]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
I will advertise thee what this people shall do. --Num.
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: call attention to; "Please don't advertise the fact that he
has AIDS" [syn: advertise, publicize, advertize,
2: make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is
aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is
heavily advertizing their new laptops" [syn: advertise,
advertize, promote, push]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
84 Moby Thesaurus words for "advertise":
acquaint, advertise of, advise, air, announce, annunciate, apprise,
ballyhoo, bark, bill, blazon, blazon forth, boost, brandish, brief,
bring word, broadcast, bruit about, build up, bulletin,
circularize, communicate, cry, cry up, dangle, demonstrate,
disclose, display, emblazon, enlighten, establish, exhibit,
familiarize, flash, flaunt, flourish, give a write-up, give notice,
give publicity, give the facts, give word, hold up, impart, inform,
instruct, leave word, let know, manifest, mention to, notify,
parade, placard, plug, post, post bills, post up, press-agent,
proclaim, promote, promulgate, propagandize, publicize, publish,
puff, push, put forth, put forward, recount, relate, report, sell,
send word, serve notice, sound, speak, spiel, sport, tell, trumpet,
trumpet forth, vaunt, verse, wave, write up