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notify

verb no·ti·fy \ˈnō-tə-ˌfī\

: to tell (someone) officially about something

no·ti·fiedno·ti·fy·ing

Full Definition of NOTIFY

transitive verb
1
obsolete :  to point out
2
:  to give notice of or report the occurrence of <he notified his intention to sue>
3
:  to give formal notice to <notify a family of the death of a relation>
no·ti·fi·er \-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun

Examples of NOTIFY

  1. Customers were notified of the changes in the company.
  2. I was notified that I did not get the job.

Origin of NOTIFY

Middle English notifien, from Anglo-French notifier to make known, from Late Latin notificare, from Latin notus known
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with NOTIFY

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notify

transitive verb no·ti·fy \ˈnōt-ə-ˌfī\   (Medical Dictionary)
no·ti·fiedno·ti·fy·ing

Medical Definition of NOTIFY

1
British :  to report the occurrence of (a case of communicable disease) or the occurrence of communicable disease in (an individual) <all cases of disease should be notified by the treating consultant—Practitioner>
2
:  to give formal notice to <the Broward County Public Health Unit…was notified of three children…hospitalized with encephalitis attributed to cat scratch disease—Journal of the American Medical Association>

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