Advertise etymology


English word advertise comes from Latin ad- (To.), Latin vertere, Latin verto, Old French avertir

Etymology of advertise

Detailed word origin of advertise

Dictionary entry Language Definition
ad- Latin (lat) To.
vertere Latin (lat)
verto Latin (lat) I exchange. I retreat. I reverse (transitive). I translate. I turn around. I turn, revolve.
avertir Old French (fro) (reflexive, s'avertir) to notice; to remark. To inform; to notify.
adverto Latin (lat) I give or draw attention to. I steer or pilot (a ship). I turn to or towards.
avertir French (fr) To notify. To warn, to avert.
advertir Middle French (frm) To warn.
advertere Latin (lat)
advertir Old French (fro)
avertir Anglo-Norman (xno)
advertise English (en) (intransitive) To provide information about a person or goods and services to influence others. [from 18th c.]. (transitive) To give (especially public) notice of (something); to announce publicly. [from 15th c.]. (transitive) To provide public information about (a product, service etc.) in order to attract public awareness and increase sales. [from 19th c.]. (transitive, now, _, rare) To [...]