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notice

[noh-tis]
noun
1.
an announcement or intimation of something impending; warning: a day's notice.
2.
a note, placard, or the like conveying information or a warning: to post a notice about the fire laws.
3.
information or warning of something, especially for wide attention: to give notice of one's departure.
4.
a notification of the termination, at a specified time, of an agreement, as for renting or employment, given by one of the parties to the agreement: The sales manager suddenly gave notice and headed for Acapulco.
5.
observation, perception, attention, or heed: a book worthy of notice.
6.
interested or favorable attention: to take notice of an unusual feature in the design of a building.
7.
critical attention, appraisal, or evaluation: Only a few of the entries were singled out for notice.
8.
a brief written review or critique, as of a newly published book; review: The notices of the play were mostly favorable.
verb (used with object), noticed, noticing.
9.
to pay attention to or take notice of: Did you notice her hat?
10.
to perceive; become aware of: Did you notice the anger in his voice?
11.
to acknowledge acquaintance with: She noticed him merely with a nod.
12.
to mention or refer to; point out: a circumstance that was noticed in an earlier chapter.
13.
to give notice to; serve with a notice: to notice a person that his taxes are overdue.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French < Latin nōtitia a knowing, a being known, derivative of nōtus known (see notify)

noticer, noun
renotice, verb (used with object), renoticed, renoticing.
unnoticed, adjective
unnoticing, adjective


2. sign, poster. 3. advice, news, notification, announcement. 5. note, cognizance. 7. comment, mention. 9. see, regard, heed, observe. 10. note, mark, remark; descry, distinguish, discriminate, recognize, understand. Notice, discern, perceive imply becoming aware of, and paying attention to, something. To notice is to become aware of something that has caught one's attention: to notice a newspaper headline; to notice a road sign. Discern suggests distinguishing (sometimes with difficulty) and recognizing a thing for what it is, discriminating it from its surroundings: In spite of the fog, we finally discerned the outline of the harbor. Perceive often used as a formal substitute for see or notice, may convey also the idea of understanding meanings and implications: After examining the evidence he perceived its significance.
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notice (ˈnəʊtɪs)
 
n
1.  the act of perceiving; observation; attention: to escape notice
2.  take notice to pay attention; attend
3.  take no notice of to ignore or disregard
4.  information about a future event; warning; announcement
5.  a displayed placard or announcement giving information
6.  advance notification of intention to end an arrangement, contract, etc, as of renting or employment (esp in the phrase give notice)
7.  at short notice with notification only a little in advance
8.  at two hours' notice with notification only two hours in advance
9.  chiefly (Brit) dismissal from employment
10.  favourable, interested, or polite attention: she was beneath his notice
11.  a theatrical or literary review: the play received very good notices
 
vb
12.  to become conscious or aware of; perceive; note
13.  to point out or remark upon
14.  to pay polite or interested attention to
15.  to recognize or acknowledge (an acquaintance)
 
[C15: via Old French from Latin notitia fame, from nōtus known, celebrated]

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notice
early 15c., "information, intelligence," from L. notitia "a being known, fame, knowledge," from notus "known," pp. of (g)noscere "come to know, to get to know, get acquainted (with)," from PIE *gno-sko-, a suffixed form of root *gno- (see know). Sense of "formal warning" is
attested from 1590s. Meaning "a sign giving information" is from 1805. The verb is attested from mid-15c., originally "to notify;" sense of "to point out" is from 1620s. Meaning "to take notice of" is attested from 1757, but was long execrated in England as an Americanism (occasionally as a Scottishism, the two crimes not being clearly distinguished).
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