- 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
- 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"
--1 is one way to listen
Derived forms: noun advertency1, noun advertence1
- allude, touch, advert - make a more or less disguised reference to; "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
--2 is one way to hint, suggest
Somebody ----s PP
- mention, advert, bring up, cite, name, refer - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
--3 is one way to think of, have in mind, mean
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something
=> Somebody ----s PP