English noun: advert
|1.||advert (communication) a public promotion of some product or service|
|Synonyms||ad, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing|
|Broader (hypernym)||packaging, promotion, promotional material, publicity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||advertorial, bill, broadsheet, broadside, circular, commercial, commercial message, direct mail, flier, flyer, handbill, mailer, newspaper ad, newspaper advertisement, preview, prevue, teaser, throwaway, top billing, trailer|
English verb: advert
|1.||advert (perception) give heed (to)|
|Samples||The children in the audience attended the recital quietly.|
She hung on his every word.
They attended to everything he said.
|Synonyms||attend, give ear, hang, pay heed|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|2.||advert (communication) make a more or less disguised reference to|
|Samples||He alluded to the problem but did not mention it.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s PP|
|Broader (hypernym)||hint, suggest|
|Verb group||bear on, come to, concern, have-to doe with, pertain, refer, relate, touch, touch on|
|3.||advert (communication) make reference to|
|Samples||His name was mentioned in connection with the invention.|
|Synonyms||bring up, cite, mention, name, refer|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||have in mind, mean, think of|
|Narrower (hyponym)||appeal, bring up, cite, commend, cross-refer, drag up, dredge up, invoke, namedrop, quote, raise, remember, remember, speak of the devil, touch on|