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no·tice

notice

 
 
pronunciation:
no tihs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: warning, news, or indication of something, esp. in written or printed form.
A notice on the door said the bank would be closed for the holiday.The landlord sent the tenant a notice informing him that he would not be allowed to keep his dog.
synonyms:
announcement, notification, sign
similar words:
admonition, advertisement, bulletin, caution, caveat, communication, handbill, heed, information, leaflet, manifesto, message, news, poster, report, statement, warning, word
definition 2: attention; observation.
The small sign on the front door escaped my notice.
synonyms:
attention, observation
similar words:
cognizance, consideration, eye, heed, perception
definition 3: a formal indication of intention to end an arrangement or job.
He gave his boss notice that he would be quitting the job in two weeks.
similar words:
notification
definition 4: an amount of time between the point at which something is announced and when it will occur.
She gave her boss two week's notice before leaving.He was angry that his cousin gave him such short notice before arriving on his doorstep as a guest.
definition 5: a critique or review in a periodical publication.
The play received good notices from reviewers.
synonyms:
critique, review
similar words:
appraisal, article
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: noticed, notices, noticing
definition 1: to become aware of; perceive; observe.
The witness said she'd noticed a man standing by the car.He noticed that his brother had lost weight.I was busy and didn't notice the time.She noticed that the man spoke with a slight lisp.Did you notice anyone come in just now?
synonyms:
observe, perceive, remark
antonyms:
miss
similar words:
acknowledge, attend, behold, descry, detect, discern, eye, heed, listen to, mark, note, see, spot
definition 2: to remark on.
The reviewer briefly noticed the film's cinematography.
synonyms:
allude to, comment on, mention, note, refer to, remark on
similar words:
advert to, hint at
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