Ad*vert" (#), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Adverted; p. pr. & vb. n. Adverting.] [L. advertere, v. t., to turn to; ad + vertere to turn: cf. F. avertir. See Advertise.]
To turn the mind or attention; to refer; to take heed or notice; -- with to; as, he adverted to what was said.
I may again advert to the distinction.
Syn.- To refer; allude; regard. See Refer.
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