verb (used without object)
Origin of advert1
Synonyms for advert
noun Chiefly British Informal.
Origin of advert2
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Contemporary Examples of advert
By 15, Shields was saying: “Nothing comes between me and my Calvins” in an advert for Calvin Klein underwear.
“Rage Against the Regime” read a sign taped onto a Carlsberg advert near my house.Ukraine’s Eurolution Is a PR Godsend for the Struggling E.U.
December 11, 2013
Historical Examples of advert
To these instances we shall have occasion to advert in the course of this work.The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor
Stephen Cullen Carpenter
Do you know if Darwin, or any of his Followers, or Antagonists, advert to this?Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes
I must advert for a moment to the familiar conception of a maximum or a minimum.Time and Tide
Robert S. (Robert Stawell) Ball
Of this we shall by and by have to advert more particularly.
I am sorry to be obliged to advert to this subject; but I know there is occasion.The Young Man's Guide
William A. Alcott
Word Origin for advert
mid-15c., averten "to turn (something) aside," from Middle French avertir (12c.), from Late Latin advertere (see advertise). The -d- added 16c. on the Latin model. Related: Adverted; adverting.
colloquial shortening of advertisement, attested by 1860.