advertise for

advertise for

To make information known to a wider audience, usually with the intention to obtain or sell a product or service. When her house needed repairs, Kelly advertised for a handyman. The company hired me to advertise for their new product line.
See also: advertise

advertise something for (a price)

to make known by public notice that something is to be sold at a particular price. Is this the one that was advertised for a dollar?
See also: advertise

advertise something for something

to make known by public notice, such as broadcast or print notice, that something is available for purchase or rent. Was this apartment advertised for rent?
See also: advertise

advertise for someone or something

to advertise one's intention to purchase something or hire a particular type of person. Did you advertise for a new receptionist?
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Nor is there need to worry about falling off the brand equity map if we do not advertise for six months or a year.
Finally, of the 14% of the respondents who stated that their firms do not advertise for other reasons, many referred to the potential adverse effects of advertising on the firm's independence.