ad etymology

English word ad comes from English advertise

Detailed word origin of ad

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
advertise English (eng) (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 [...]
advertisement English (eng) (marketing) A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.. A public notice.. A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.
ad English (eng)

Words with the same origin as ad

Descendants of advertise
advergame advermation advertainment adverticle advertique advertorial infotisement malvertisement subvertisement