on a moment's/minute's notice

Definition of on a moment's/minute's notice

US

  1. :  immediately after one has been told about something They're prepared to help us on a moment's notice. They can be ready to go on a moment's notice.

Word by Word Definitions

momentplay
  1. :  a minute portion or point of time :  instant

    :  a comparatively brief period of time

    :  present time

minuteplay
  1. :  the 60th part of an hour of time :  60 seconds

    :  the 60th part of a degree of angular measure

    :  the distance one can traverse in a minute

  1. :  to make notes or a brief summary of

  1. :  very small :  infinitesimal

    :  of small importance :  trifling

    :  marked by close attention to details

noticeplay
  1. :  warning or intimation of something :  announcement

    :  the announcement of a party's intention to quit an agreement or relation at a specified time

    :  the condition of being warned or notified

  1. :  to give notice of

    :  to comment upon

    :  review


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