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mean vs advert

advert vs mean

mean and advert both are nouns.

mean is an adjective but advert is not an adjective.

mean and advert both are verbs.

As verbs, advert is a hyponym of mean; that is, advert is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than mean:
  • mean: intend to refer to
  • advert: make reference to
Other hyponyms of mean include refer, name, bring up, mention, cite.
mean (noun) advert (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n a public promotion of some product or service
mean (adjective) advert (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) advert (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey give heed (to)
have as a logical consequence make a more or less disguised reference to
denote or connote make reference to
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose

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