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Verb: advertise  'ad-vu(r),tIz
  1. Call attention to
    "Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS";
    - publicize, advertize [US, non-standard], publicise [Brit]
     
  2. Make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    "The company is heavily advertising their new laptops";
    - advertize [US, non-standard], promote, push, flack [N. Amer]

Derived forms: advertising, advertised, advertises

Type of: announce, denote, praise

Encyclopedia: Advertise