advertised


From the verb advertise: (⇒ conjugate)
advertised is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ad•ver•tise /ˈædvɚˌtaɪz, ˌædvɚˈtaɪz/USA pronunciation   v.,  -tised, -tis•ing. 
  1. to announce or praise (a product, service, etc.) in newspapers, radio, or television, in order to sell it: [+ object]to advertise a new brand of toothpaste.[no object]They advertised in the paper.
  2. [+ object] to give information to the public about (an event, happening, etc.), esp. in a newspaper or on radio or television: They advertised the rock star's upcoming appearances.
  3. [+ for + object] to request something, esp. by placing a notice in a newspaper: to advertise for a house to rent.
ad•ver•tis•er, n. [countable]See -vert-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ad•ver•tise  (advər tīz′, ad′vər tīz),USA pronunciation v.,  -tised, -tis•ing. 
v.t. 
  1. to announce or praise (a product, service, etc.) in some public medium of communication in order to induce people to buy or use it:to advertise a new brand of toothpaste.
  2. to give information to the public about; announce publicly in a newspaper, on radio or television, etc.:to advertise a reward.
  3. to call attention to, in a boastful or ostentatious manner:Stop advertising yourself!
  4. [Obs.]to give notice, advice, or information to;
    inform:I advertised him of my intention.
  5. [Obs.]to admonish;
    warn.

v.i. 
  1. to ask for something by placing a notice in a newspaper, over radio or television, etc.:to advertise for a house to rent.
  2. Businessto offer goods for sale or rent, solicit funds, etc., by means of advertisements:It pays to advertise.
  3. Games[Cards.]
    • [Poker.]to bluff so as to make the bluff obvious.
    • [Rummy.]to discard a card in order to induce an opponent to discard one of the same suit or denomination.
Also,  advertize.  ad•ver•tis•a•ble  (advər tīz′, ad′vər tīz),USA pronunciation adj.  adver•tis′er, n. 
  • Vulgar Latin *advertire, Latin advertere to advert1; the expected Middle English *advertishen probably conformed to advertisement or the suffix -ize
  • Middle French avertiss-, long stem of avertir
  • late Middle English advertisen 1400–50

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advertise, sometimes US advertize /ˈædvəˌtaɪz/ vb
  1. to present or praise (goods, a service, etc) to the public, esp in order to encourage sales
  2. to make (something, such as a vacancy, article for sale, etc) publicly known, as to possible applicants, buyers, etc: to advertise a job
  3. (intransitive) followed by for: to make a public request (for), esp in a newspaper, etc: she advertised for a cook
Etymology: 15th Century: from a lengthened stem of Old French avertir, ultimately from Latin advertere to turn one's attention to. See adverse

ˈadverˌtiser, sometimes US ˈadverˌtizer n
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