What does Notice mean?

Definitions for Notice
ˈnoʊ tɪsno·tice

Here are all the possible meanings 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.

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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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. Toshi Nishimura:

    Collaborations with citizen scientists are getting increasingly important because they can become mobile sensors that chase interesting aurora easily and catch new features that scientists didnt notice before.

  2. Shean Williams:

    They allowed a nuisance to occur at the property, they were on notice of that nuisance — the danger, the hazards that persisted with vigilantes being on the property.

  3. Craig Tiley:

    Everything remains as is, just with a day delay, until further notice.

  4. Leo Liu:

    We notice significantly more customers coming since the announcement of the tariff cut on U.S.-made cars.

  5. Billie Eilish:

    These are things you would never notice if you’re just having a conversation with me, but for me, they’re very exhausting.

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Translations for Notice

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  • انتبه, لاحظArabic
  • fixar-se en, adonar-se, notarCatalan, Valencian
  • výpověď, oznámeníCzech
  • opsigelsesfrist, notits, bemærkeDanish
  • Benachrichtigung, beachten, Kündigungsfrist, Bekanntmachung, Mitteilung, bemerken, feststellenGerman
  • προσέχω, σημειώνω, παρατηρώ, αντιλαμβάνομαιGreek
  • anoncado, afiŝoEsperanto
  • notificación, darse cuenta, comunicaciónSpanish
  • täheldama, märkamaEstonian
  • varoitus, huomio, arvostelu, havainto, huomata, tiedonanto, ilmoitus, huomautusFinnish
  • s'apercevoir, remarquerFrench
  • fógraí, fógra, tabhair faoi dearaIrish
  • fios, aireScottish Gaelic
  • שם לבHebrew
  • नोटिसHindi
  • felmondási időHungarian
  • pemberitahuanIndonesian
  • taka eftirIcelandic
  • notareItalian
  • 認める, 気付く, お知らせ, 注目, 認知Japanese
  • whakaaturanga, pānuiMāori
  • opmerkenDutch
  • ogłoszenie, zauważyćPolish
  • notar, ver, perceber, percepção, aviso prévioPortuguese
  • avertisment, aviz, observare, notificare, înștiințare, percepereRomanian
  • объявление, заметить, замечатьRussian
  • zapaziti, primjetiti, zapažanjeSerbo-Croatian
  • besked, meddelande, observera, uppfatta, tänka på, lägga märke till, notera, märka, förnimmaSwedish
  • notisiSwahili
  • farkına varmak, farketmekTurkish
  • 注意Chinese

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    occurring from time to time
    • A. nasty
    • B. aligned
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