serve notice

Definition of serve notice

:to make known
  • The senator served notice that he will be opposing the new regulations.

Word by Word Definitions

serve play
  1. : to be a servant

  2. : to do military or naval service

  3. : to assist a celebrant as server at mass

  1. : the act or action of putting the ball or shuttlecock in play in various games (such as volleyball, badminton, or tennis)

notice play
  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

  1. : to give notice of

  2. : to comment upon

  3. : review


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