1. [syn: ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Advertisement \Ad*ver"tise*ment\ ([a^]d*v[~e]r"t[i^]z*ment or
[a^]d`v[~e]r*t[imac]z"ment; 277), n. [F. avertisement,
formerly also spelled advertissement, a warning, giving
notice, fr. avertir.]
1. The act of informing or notifying; notification. [Archaic]
An advertisement of danger. --Bp. Burnet.
2. Admonition; advice; warning. [Obs.]
Therefore give me no counsel:
My griefs cry louder than advertisement. --Shak.
3. A public notice, especially a paid notice in some public
print; anything that advertises; as, a newspaper
containing many advertisements.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a public promotion of some product or service [syn: ad,
advertisement, advertizement, advertising,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
29 Moby Thesaurus words for "advertisement":
ad, advert, advertising, announcement, ballyhoo, bill, blurb,
broadcast, broadside, brochure, circular, classified, commercial,
handbill, hype, notice, placard, plug, poster, proclamation,
promotion, promulgation, pronouncement, pronunciamento, propaganda,
publication, publicity, puffery, spot announcement