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English verb: advertise

1. advertise (communication) call attention to

SamplesPlease don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS.

Synonymsadvertize, publicise, publicize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)announce, denote

Narrower (hyponym)ballyhoo, headline

2. advertise (communication) make publicity for; try to sell (a product)

SamplesThe salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model.
The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops.

Synonymsadvertize, promote, push

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)praise

Narrower (hyponym)agitate, bill, campaign, crusade, fight, plug, press, propagandise, propagandize, push

Verb groupagitate, campaign, crusade, fight, press, push

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