advert (n.)

  1. a public promotion of some product or service

    [ Syn: ad , advertisement , advertizement , advertising , advertizing ]

    advert (v.)

  1. give heed (to); The children in the audience attended the recital quietly; She hung on his every word; They attended to everything he said

    [ Syn: attend , hang , pay heed , give ear ]

  2. make a more or less disguised reference to; He alluded to the problem but did not mention it

    [ Syn: allude , touch ]

  3. make reference to; His name was mentioned in connection with the invention

    [ Syn: mention , bring up , cite , name , refer ]

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