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NOUN (1)

1. a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement;
- Example: "a poster advertised the coming attractions"
[syn: poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, card]


VERB (2)

1. post in a public place;

2. publicize or announce by placards;
[syn: placard, bill]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Placard \Pla*card"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Placarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Placarding.] 1. To post placards upon or within; as, to placard a wall, to placard the city. [1913 Webster] 2. To announce by placards; as, to placard a sale. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Placard \Pla*card"\, n. [F., fr. plaquer to lay or clap on, plaque plate, tablet; probably from Dutch, cf. D. plakken to paste, post up, plak a flat piece of wood.] 1. A public proclamation; a manifesto or edict issued by authority. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] All placards or edicts are published in his name. --Howell. [1913 Webster] 2. Permission given by authority; a license; as, to give a placard to do something. [Obs.] --ller. [1913 Webster] 3. A written or printed paper, as an advertisement or a declaration, posted, or to be posted, in a public place; a poster. [1913 Webster] 4. (Anc. Armor) An extra plate on the lower part of the breastplate or backplate. --Planch['e]. [1913 Webster] 5. [Cf. Placket.] A kind of stomacher, often adorned with jewels, worn in the fifteenth century and later. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

placard n 1: a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions" [syn: poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, card] v 1: post in a public place 2: publicize or announce by placards [syn: placard, bill]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "placard": advertise, affiche, ballyhoo, bark, bill, boost, build up, bulletin, circularize, cry up, establish, give a write-up, give publicity, handbill, plug, post, post bills, post up, poster, press-agent, promote, publicize, puff, sell, spiel, write up