What does Notice mean?

Definitions for Notice
ˈnoʊ tɪsno·tice

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Notice.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. noticenoun

    an announcement containing information about an event

    "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale

  2. notice, observation, observancenoun

    the act of noticing or paying attention

    "he escaped the notice of the police"

  3. notification, noticenoun

    a request for payment

    "the notification stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting"

  4. noticenoun

    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. poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, cardnoun

    a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

    "a poster advertised the coming attractions"

  6. noticenoun

    polite or favorable attention

    "his hard work soon attracted the teacher's notice"

  7. noticeverb

    a short critical review

    "the play received good notices"

  8. detect, observe, find, discover, noticeverb

    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"

  9. notice, mark, noteverb

    notice or perceive

    "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"

  10. comment, notice, remark, point outverb

    make or write a comment on

    "he commented the paper of his colleague"

  11. notice, acknowledgeverb

    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"


  1. noticenoun

    The act of observing; perception.

    He took no notice of the changes, and went on as though nothing had happened.

  2. noticenoun

    A written or printed announcement.

  3. noticenoun

    A formal notification or warning.

  4. noticenoun

    Advance notification of termination of employment, given by an employer to an employee or vice versa.

  5. noticenoun

    A published critical review of a play or the like.

  6. noticenoun

    Prior notification.

    I don't mind if you want to change the venue, just give me some notice first, OK?

  7. noticeverb

    To observe or take notice of.

    Did you notice the flowers in her yard?

  8. noticeverb

    To detect; to perceive with the mind.

    I noticed that the dog hadn't barked the night of the murder.

  9. Etymology: From notitia.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Noticenoun

    Etymology: notice, French; notitia, Latin.

    The thing to be regarded in taking notice of a child’s miscarriage is, what root it springs from. John Locke.

    This is done with little notice: very quick the actions of the mind are performed. John Locke.

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

    I have given him notice, that the duke of Cornwal and his dutchess will be here. William Shakespeare, K. Lear.


  1. Notice

    Notice is the legal concept describing a requirement that a party be aware of legal process affecting their rights, obligations or duties. There are several types of notice: public notice (or legal notice), actual notice, constructive notice.


  1. notice

    Notice can be defined as a communication or written information given to someone to provide them with knowledge or awareness of a particular fact, event, or situation. It is a formal way of informing or alerting individuals about something important or relevant, often requiring their attention or action. Notice can be given in various forms, such as written letters, emails, official announcements, or public advertisements.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Noticenoun

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

  2. Noticenoun

    intelligence, by whatever means communicated; knowledge given or received; means of knowledge; express notification; announcement; warning

  3. Noticenoun

    an announcement, often accompanied by comments or remarks; as, book notices; theatrical notices

  4. Noticenoun

    a writing communicating information or warning

  5. Noticenoun

    attention; respectful treatment; civility

  6. Noticeverb

    to observe; to see to mark; to take note of; to heed; to pay attention to

  7. Noticeverb

    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

  8. Noticeverb

    to treat with attention and civility; as, to notice strangers


  1. Notice

    Notice is the legal concept in which a party is made aware of a legal process affecting their rights, obligations or duties. There are several types of notice: public notice, actual notice, constructive notice, and implied notice.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Notice

    nōt′is, n. act of noting or observing: attention: observation: information: warning: a writing containing information: public intimation: civility or respectful treatment: remark.—v.t. to mark or see: to regard or attend to: to mention: to make observations upon: to treat with civility.—adj. Not′iceable, that can be noticed: worthy of notice: likely to be noticed.—adv. Not′iceably.—n. Not′ice-board, a board on which a notice is fixed.—Give notice, to warn beforehand: to inform. [Fr.,—L. notitianoscĕre, notum, to know.]

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Notice is ranked #84463 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Notice surname appeared 222 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Notice.

    85.5% or 190 total occurrences were Black.
    7.6% or 17 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.9% or 11 total occurrences were White.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Notice' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1881

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Notice' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1478

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Notice' in Nouns Frequency: #759

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Notice' in Verbs Frequency: #238

Anagrams for Notice »

  1. noetic

  2. eciton

  3. octine

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Notice in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Notice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Notice in a Sentence

  1. Wayne Anderson:

    This ought to serve notice to a lot of our youngblack men and black men, period, that you can run up and down the football field, you can run on down the courts, you can hit baseballs, you can do it, but at the end of the day, when [ they ] see you, they see a black man.

  2. Ben Cardin:

    The presidenthas some inherent( constitutional) power, but as Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin consulted with usby notice on this attack, it's incumbent upon him to consult with Congress. And if there is goingto be use of force in a continuing basis, he needs the authorization of Congress.

  3. Salman Ahmed:

    If there is a genuine dent in earnings, people will sit up and take notice.

  4. Tom Holt:

    To the extent that you can’t deter through direct action, you can get some of these facilitators on notice.

  5. Elayne Boosler:

    Ever notice that Soup For One is eight aisles away from Party Mix?

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Translations for Notice

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  • انتبه, لاحظArabic
  • adonar-se, notar, fixar-se enCatalan, Valencian
  • oznámení, výpověďCzech
  • opsigelsesfrist, bemærke, notitsDanish
  • feststellen, Mitteilung, Benachrichtigung, Kündigungsfrist, Bekanntmachung, bemerken, beachtenGerman
  • σημειώνω, παρατηρώ, αντιλαμβάνομαι, προσέχωGreek
  • anoncado, afiŝoEsperanto
  • notificación, darse cuenta, comunicaciónSpanish
  • täheldama, märkamaEstonian
  • اطلاعPersian
  • varoitus, havainto, huomio, tiedonanto, arvostelu, ilmoitus, huomata, huomautusFinnish
  • remarquer, s'apercevoirFrench
  • tabhair faoi deara, fógra, fógraíIrish
  • fios, aireScottish Gaelic
  • שם לבHebrew
  • नोटिसHindi
  • felmondási időHungarian
  • pemberitahuanIndonesian
  • taka eftirIcelandic
  • notareItalian
  • 注目, 認知, 気付く, 認める, お知らせJapanese
  • pānui, whakaaturangaMāori
  • opmerkenDutch
  • legge merke tilNorwegian
  • zauważyć, ogłoszeniePolish
  • notar, percepção, aviso prévio, ver, perceberPortuguese
  • aviz, observare, înștiințare, notificare, percepere, avertismentRomanian
  • заметить, объявление, замечатьRussian
  • primjetiti, zapaziti, zapažanjeSerbo-Croatian
  • tänka på, uppfatta, notera, märka, meddelande, besked, lägga märke till, förnimma, observeraSwedish
  • notisiSwahili
  • அறிவிப்புTamil
  • నోటీసుTelugu
  • farketmek, farkına varmakTurkish
  • באַמערקןYiddish
  • 注意Chinese

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