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notice

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noun no·tice \ˈnō-təs\

Simple Definition of notice

  • : information that tells you or warns you about something that is going to happen

  • : a statement telling someone that an agreement, job, etc., will end soon

  • : attention that people give to someone or something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of notice

  1. 1 a (1) :  warning or intimation of something :  announcement (2) :  the announcement of a party's intention to quit an agreement or relation at a specified time (3) :  the condition of being warned or notified —usually used in the phrase on notice b :  information, intelligence

  2. 2 a :  attention, heed b :  polite or favorable attention :  civility

  3. 3 :  a written or printed announcement

  4. 4 :  a short critical account or review

Examples of notice in a sentence

  1. Please give us enough notice to prepare for your arrival.

  2. Notices were sent to parents about the school trip.

  3. Did you see the notice about the meeting?

  4. Newspapers print notices of marriages and deaths.



Origin and Etymology of notice

Middle English, from Anglo-French, knowledge, notification, from Latin notitia acquaintance, awareness, from notus known, from past participle of noscere to come to know — more at know


First Known Use: 15th century


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notice

verb no·tice

Simple Definition of notice

  • : to become aware of (something or someone) by seeing, hearing, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of notice

noticed

noticing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to give notice of

  3. 2 a :  to comment upon b :  review

  4. 3 a :  to treat with attention or civility b :  to take notice of :  mark

  5. 4 :  to give a formal notice to

noticer

noun

Examples of notice in a sentence

  1. She noticed a smell of gas.

  2. You didn't notice that I got my hair cut.

  3. She noticed me leaving the meeting early.

  4. I noticed an error in the book.

  5. The problem was first noticed several days ago.



15th Century

First Known Use of notice

15th century

Rhymes with notice



NOTICE Defined for Kids

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notice

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noun no·tice \ˈnō-təs\

Definition of notice for Students

  1. 1 :  warning, announcement <The schedule may change without notice.>

  2. 2 :  an indication that an agreement will end at a specified time <I gave my employer notice.>

  3. 3 :  attention 1, heed <Take no notice of them.>

  4. 4 :  a written or printed announcement <Notices were sent to parents about the school trip.>

  5. 5 :  a short piece of writing that gives an opinion (as of a book or play) <The new show received good notices.>




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notice

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verb no·tice

Definition of notice for Students

noticed

noticing

  1. :  to become aware of :  pay attention to <… my mother noticed a hole in the toe of my sock. — Judy Blume, Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing>




Law Dictionary

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notice

noun no·tice

Legal Definition of notice

  1. 1a :  a notification or communication of a fact, claim, demand, or proceeding — see also process, service Editor's note: The requirements of when, how, and what notice must be given to a person are often prescribed by a statute, rule, or contract. b :  awareness of such a fact, claim, demand, or proceeding actual notice 1 :  actual awareness or direct notification of a specific fact, demand, claim, or proceeding <had actual notice of the meeting> —called also express notice 2 :  implied notice in this entry constructive notice :  notice that one exercising ordinary care and diligence as a matter of duty would possess and especially that is imputed by law rather than from fact <held to have constructive notice of the prior recorded deed> — compare recording act express notice :  actual notice 1 in this entry implied notice :  notice that is imputed to a party having knowledge of a fact or circumstance that would cause a reasonable party to inquire further or having possession of a means of knowing a particular fact and that is considered a form of actual notice —called also inquiry notice notice by publication :  notice published in a public medium (as a newspaper) that is used, allowed, or required especially in matters of public concern, land, or estates or after due diligence in attempting personal service of process

  2. 2 :  actual notice in this entry

  3. 3 :  constructive notice in this entry

  4. 4 :  something (as information) that would cause a reasonable party to inquire further — see also implied notice in this entry

  5. 5 :  a written document containing notice <filed a notice of appeal>

  6. 6 :  recognition or attention especially by a court — see also judicial notice




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notice

transitive verb no·tice

Legal Definition of notice

noticed

noticing

  1. 1 :  to make known through notice <appeals noticed for the coming session> <a noticed shareholder meeting>

  2. 2 :  to recognize formally <in a civil action or proceeding, the court shall instruct the jury to accept as conclusive any fact judicially noticedFederal Rules of Evidence Rule 201(g)>

  3. 3 :  to serve a notice to; also :  to bring about by means of notice <allowed to notice a deposition from the other party>




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notice

adjective no·tice

Legal Definition of notice

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a recording act in which a party having an interest in property has priority over any earlier unrecorded claims of which the party had no notice — compare pure race, race-notice





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