"advert" in the noun sense
1. ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert
a public promotion of some product or service
"advert" in the verb sense
1. attend, hang, advert, pay heed, give ear
give heed (to
"The children in the audience attended the recital quietly"
"She hung on his every word"
"They attended to everything he said"
2. allude, touch, advert
make a more or less disguised reference to
"He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
3. mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer
make reference to
"His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
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