from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of noting or observing; perception or attention: That detail escaped my notice.
- n. Respectful attention or consideration: grateful for the teacher's notice.
- n. A written or printed announcement: a notice of sale.
- n. A formal announcement, notification, or warning, especially an announcement of one's intention to withdraw from an agreement or leave a job: gave my employer two weeks' notice; raised the price without notice.
- n. The condition of being formally warned or notified: put us on notice for chronic lateness.
- n. A printed critical review, as of a play or book.
- transitive v. To take notice of; observe: noticed a figure in the doorway. See Synonyms at see1.
- transitive v. To perceive with the mind; detect: noticed several discrepancies.
- transitive v. To comment on; mention.
- transitive v. To treat with courteous attention.
- transitive v. To give or file a notice of: noticed the court case for next Tuesday.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of observing; perception.
- n. A written or printed announcement.
- n. A formal notification or warning.
- n. Advance notification of termination of employment, given by an employer to an employee or vice versa.
- n. A published critical review of a play or the like.
- n. Prior notification.
- v. To observe or take notice of.
- v. To detect; to perceive with the mind.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of noting, remarking, or observing; observation by the senses or intellect; cognizance; note.
- n. Intelligence, by whatever means communicated; knowledge given or received; means of knowledge; express notification; announcement; warning.
- n. An announcement, often accompanied by comments or remarks
- n. A writing communicating information or warning.
- n. Attention; respectful treatment; civility.
- transitive v. To observe; to see; to mark; to take note of; to heed; to pay attention to.
- transitive v. To show that one has observed; to take public note of; remark upon; to make comments on; to refer to.
- transitive v. To treat with attention and civility.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of observing, noting, or remarking; observation.
- n. Heed; regard; cognizance; note: as, to take notice.
- n. Intimation; information; intelligence; announcement; warning; intimation beforehand: as, to bombard a town without notice.
- n. Instruction; direction; order.
- n. Any statement, note, or writing conveying information or warning: as, a notice warning off trespassers; an obituary notice.
- n. In law: Information; knowledge of facts: more specifically designated actual notice. Such circumstances as ought to excite the attention of a person of ordinary prudence, and lead him to make further inquiry which would disclose the fact: more specifically designated constructive notice.
- n. Information communicated by one party in interest to another, as where a contract provides that it may be terminated by either party on notice: more specifically designated express notice.
- n. A written communication formally declaring a fact or an intention, as where notice is required in legal proceedings; a notification.
- n. Written remarks or comments; especially, a short literary announcement or critical review.
- n. Specifically, to warn an employer that one is about to leave his or her service.
- n. Synonyms Attention, observation, remark.
- n. Notification, advices.
- To take notice of; perceive; become aware of; observe; take cognizance of: as, to pass a thing without noticing it.
- To refer to, consider, or remark upon; mention or make observation on; note.
- To treat with attention and civilities.
- To give notice to; serve a notice or intimation upon; notify.
- Synonyms and Perceive, Observe, etc. (see see), mark, note, remark.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract
- n. a request for payment
- v. express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
- n. an announcement containing information about an event
- n. a short critical review
- v. discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
- n. a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
- v. notice or perceive
- n. polite or favorable attention
- v. make or write a comment on
- n. the act of noticing or paying attention
Middle English, knowledge, from Old French, from Latin nōtitia, from nōtus, known, past participle of nōscere, to get to know; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin notitia. (Wiktionary)