Wednesday, January 02, 2013
advert verb [ad-VURT] To remark or comment; refer (usually followed by to): He adverted briefly to the news of the day.
Definitions for advert
- To remark or comment; refer (usually followed by to): He adverted briefly to the news of the day.
- To turn the attention (usually followed by to): The committee adverted to the business at hand.
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Citations for advert
To understand the nature of those commotions, and the part which Baxter took in them, it will be necessary to advert to the state of religion in the country at large.
He had not the tact, or the art, to effect such a purpose by skillfully drawing out my sentiments or ideas through the real or apparent statement of his own, or leading the conversation by imperceptible gradations to such topics as he wished to advert to: but such gentle abruptness, and such single-minded straightforwardness, could not possibly offend me.