ad meaning

Pronunciation:   "ad" in a sentence
Noun: ad  ad
  1. A public promotion of some product or service
    - advertisement, advertizement [US, non-standard], advertising, advertizing [US, non-standard], advert
Adverb: AD
  1. In the Christian era; used before dates after the supposed year Christ was born
    "in AD 200"
    - A.D., anno Domini, year of our Lord

Sounds like: add

Derived forms: ads

Type of: packaging, promotion, promotional material, publicity

Encyclopedia: AD

Ad


[Architecture]
1.

Abbr. for “air-dried.”

2.

Abbr. for access door.

3.

Abbr. for area drain.

4.

Abbr. for “as drawn.”


[Business]
noun (informal)

BANNER AD, BUTTON AD, CLASSIFIED AD, DISPLAY AD, SMALL AD, TEASER AD, WANT AD

1 [C]

an advertisement:

newspaper/TV/online ads

to put an ad in the paper

The company ran ads in several college newspapers.

You should post your ads on more than one website.

❖ to run an ad

◆ to post/place/put an ad in sth

2 [U]

advertising:

an ad agency/campaign

Our ad budget has been cut this year.

TV ad sales are down 6.9% this year.


[Defence]
active duty; advanced deployability; air defense; automatic distribution; priority add-on

[Finance]
The two-character ISO 3166 country code for ANDORRA.
  • -ad:    1 /-ad/ (biology)& ...
  • ad.:     /ad/ (tennis, N A ...
  • ad agency:    Noun: ad agencyAn ...

Examples

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  1. from time to time the ads refer to reality.
  2. the want ads seemed scantier by the day.
  3. the ad campaign would go nuclear.
  4. the paper is a jungle of ads.
  5. he examined the ads in "the new yorker" and "esquire."

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