notice: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (nō'tis), [key]
— n., v., -ticed, -tic•ing.
- an announcement or intimation of something impending; warning: a day's notice.
- a note, placard, or the like conveying information or a warning: to post a notice about the fire laws.
- information or warning of something, esp. for wide attention: to give notice of one's departure.
- a notification of the termination, at a specified time, of an agreement, as for renting or employment, given by one of the parties to the agreement: The sales manager suddenly gave notice and headed for Acapulco.
- observation, perception, attention, or heed: a book worthy of notice.
- interested or favorable attention: to take notice of an unusual feature in the design of a building.
- critical attention, appraisal, or evaluation: Only a few of the entries were singled out for notice.
- a brief written review or critique, as of a newly published book; review: The notices of the play were mostly favorable.
- to pay attention to or take notice of: Did you notice her hat?
- to perceive; become aware of: Did you notice the anger in his voice?
- to acknowledge acquaintance with: She noticed him merely with a nod.
- to mention or refer to; point out: a circumstance that was noticed in an earlier chapter.
- to give notice to; serve with a notice: to notice a person that his taxes are overdue.
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