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advertising

 
Noun advertising has 2 senses
  1. ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert - a public promotion of some product or service
    --1 is a kind of promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging
    --1 has particulars:
     direct mail; preview, prevue, trailer; advertorial; mailer; newspaper ad, newspaper advertisement; commercial, commercial message; circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway; teaser; top billing
    Derived form: verb advertise2
  2. advertising, publicizing - the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    --2 is a kind of commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business
    --2 has particulars: hard sell; soft sell; circularization, circularisation
    Derived form: verb advertise2
Verb advertise has 2 senses
  1. advertise, publicize, advertize, publicise - call attention to; "Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS"
    --1 is one way to announce, denote
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    => Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  2. advertise, advertize, promote, push - make publicity for; try to sell (a product); "The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model"; "The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops"
    --2 is one way to praise
    Derived forms: noun advertisement1, noun advertiser1, noun advertising1, noun advertising2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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