• WordNet 3.6
    • v advert make reference to "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
    • v advert make a more or less disguised reference to "He alluded to the problem but did not mention it"
    • v advert give heed (to) "The children in the audience attended the recital quietly","She hung on his every word","They attended to everything he said"
    • n advert a public promotion of some product or service
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Advert To turn the mind or attention; to refer; to take heed or notice; -- with to; as, he adverted to what was said. "I may again advert to the distinction."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • advert To turn the mind; fix the attention; give or pay heed: with to, and sometimes upon, before the object of attention.
    • advert To turn the attention in speech or writing; make a remark or remarks (about or in relation to): with to, and formerly sometimes on or upon, before the subject of remark: as, he adverted briefly to the occurrences of the day.
    • advert Synonyms Advert (to), Refer (to), Allude (to), Hint (at), remark (upon), take notice (of), dwell (upon), glance (at), animadvert (upon). These words are primarily used of the speaker in the conduct of his discourse. Advert, to turn to a thing directly and plainly, perhaps abruptly, so that the hearer's attention is fixed upon it for a time. Refer implies a lighter treatment than advert. Allude, to play upon, is a still more delicate reference to something that is well enough known to make an allusion sufficient, or is too much a matter of sensitiveness to permit the speaker to advert, or even refer, to it plainly; for these or other reasons, the mention is slight or indefinite. A still lighter reference is expressed by hint (at). See hint, v.
    • advert To turn the mind or attention to; take note of; observe.
    • advert To advise, warn, or counsel.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Advert ad-vėrt′ to turn the mind to (with to): to refer to:
    • v.i Advert ad-vėrt′ (obs.) to regard or observe
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. advertere, v. t., to turn to; ad, + vertere, to turn: cf. F. avertir,. See Advertise
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. avertir, avertiss-ant—L. advertĕread, to, and vertĕre, to turn.


In literature:

I do not think it irreverent to advert to the highest subjects at any time.
"Records of Later Life" by Frances Ann Kemble
The tenor of our story requires that we should now advert to another member of Donald's family.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume 2" by Alexander Leighton
I shall advert to but one other recollection of this period.
"My Schools and Schoolmasters" by Hugh Miller
We shall advert to some of the great fortunes in the West based wholly or largely upon city real estate.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
The next point to which we shall advert will be coral formations, which form so interesting a study to the naturalist and geologist.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
Edward Nicholas began by adverting rapidly to his own former connexion with Miss Walladmor.
"Walladmor:" by Thomas De Quincey
I came here not to advert to the past, but to do my duty.
"Wau-nan-gee or the Massacre at Chicago" by Major John Richardson
She then adverted to the power of religion in subduing the passions, that of love among the rest.
"Coelebs In Search of a Wife" by Hannah More
Once or twice he had adverted to this, but she had replied evasively.
"Leonore Stubbs" by L. B. Walford
I adverted to the good influence increased comforts would exercise upon her father's health.
"The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Or,Three Roads In Life" by Charles James Lever

In poetry:

In pagan Greece they turned men into gods,
Encased in marble, poetized by scholars;
In Christian lands they turn gods into men--
To advertize suits, hats, and linen collars.
"Secularization" by Benjamin Musser

In news:

Clinton under investigation for "deceptive" Sun advert .
Facebook 'likes' and adverts' value doubted .
The Strange Case Of The Reverse Apple Advert Gambit .
The couple ran their business through a Great Falls hotel and advertized on an escort service website.
5 advert message more nonsensical than inevitable: Von Hahn .
Apparently Brad Pitt was paid $7 million for his Chanel perfume advert.
5 advert message more nonsensical than inevitable : Von Hahn.
5 advert message more nonsensical than inevitable: Von Hahn.
5 advert are "fair play".
On the seatback on the China Eastern flight to Fukuoka today is this enticing advert for: "Gorgeous Human Origin Intoxicant Fertile Jianshi".
The Strange Case Of The Reverse Apple Advert Gambit.
American audiences got their first taste of Melbourne's Big Scary in an AT&T advert, though they probably didn't realize it.
The shock rock icon and movie director recently shot an advert for Woolite detergent, and maintains that anyone who believes it suggests corporate motivation doesn't know what they're talking about.
This great billboard advert for waxing was up on a street in Shanghai last weekend, and the Blog had to have it.
OCEAN CITY -The 'end of the world' campaign was a success, said advert READ.

In science:

As advertized in the introduction, our study of random copying in space allows one to answer both questions negatively.
Random copying in space
Without such a definition the quantity is meaningless. A second topic where we saw some interesting theoretical analysis was on the subject of DD mixing, long advertized by theorists as a good place to look for new physics effects.
Summary and Outlook for 9th International Symposium on Heavy Flavor Physics
This paper reviews the progress reported at this Royal Society Discussion Meeting and advertizes some possible future directions in our drive to understand dark matter and dark energy.
Dark Matter and Dark Energy: Summary and Future Directions
This leads to the twelve strategies advertized in the title.
Twelve Ways to Build CMS Crossings from ROOT Files
So, what matters most are the corners of the array, especially the top left corner (Keys/Stl) which is the strategy used by CMS for the direct replacement of its Ob jectivity implementation, and the bottom right corner (Tree/Clones) which is the solution advertized by ROOT team and evaluated in this work.
Twelve Ways to Build CMS Crossings from ROOT Files