3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Notice \No"tice\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Noticed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Noticing}.]

1. To observe; to see; to mark; to take note of; to heed; to pay attention to.

2. To show that one has observed; to take public note of; remark upon; to make comments on; to refer to; as, to notice a book.

This plant deserves to be noticed in this place. --Tooke.

Another circumstance was noticed in connection with the suggestion last discussed. --Sir W. Hamilton.

3. To treat with attention and civility; as, to notice strangers.

Syn: To remark; observe; perceive; see; mark; note; mind; regard; heed; mention. See {Remark}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Notice \No"tice\, noun [F., fr. L. notitia a being known, knowledge, fr. noscere, notum, to know. See {Know}.]

1. The act of noting, remarking, or observing; observation by the senses or intellect; cognizance; note.

How ready is envy to mingle with the notices we take of other persons! --I. Watts.

2. Intelligence, by whatever means communicated; knowledge given or received; means of knowledge; express notification; announcement; warning.

I . . . have given him notice that the Duke of Cornwall and Regan his duchess will be here. --Shak.

3. An announcement, often accompanied by comments or remarks; as, book notices; theatrical notices.

4. A writing communicating information or warning.

5. Attention; respectful treatment; civility.

{To take notice of}, to perceive especially; to observe or treat with particular attention.

Syn: Attention; regard; remark; note; heed; consideration; respect; civility; intelligence; advice; news.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: an announcement containing information about an event; "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale

2: the act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police" [syn: {notice}, {observation}, {observance}]

3: a request for payment; "the notification stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting" [syn: {notification}, {notice}]

4: advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract; "we received a notice to vacate the premises"; "he gave notice two months before he moved"

5: a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions" [syn: {poster}, {posting}, {placard}, {notice}, {bill}, {card}]

6: polite or favorable attention; "his hard work soon attracted the teacher's notice"

7: a short critical review; "the play received good notices"


1: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint" [syn: {detect}, {observe}, {find}, {discover}, {notice}]

2: notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words" [syn: {notice}, {mark}, {note}] [ant: {ignore}]

3: make or write a comment on; "he commented the paper of his colleague" [syn: {comment}, {notice}, {remark}, {point out}]

4: express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with; "He never acknowledges his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway"; "She acknowledged his complement with a smile"; "it is important to acknowledge the work of others in one's own writing" [syn: {notice}, {acknowledge}]

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