notifier

notify

[noh-tuh-fahy]
verb (used with object), notified, notifying.
1.
to inform (someone) or give notice to: to notify the police of a crime.
2.
Chiefly British. to make known; give information of: The sale was notified in the newspapers.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English notifien < Middle French notifier < Latin nōtificāre, equivalent to (g)nōt(us) (past participle of (g)nōscere to come to know; see know1) + -ificāre -ify

notifiable, adjective
notifier, noun
prenotify, verb (used with object), prenotified, prenotifying.
renotify, verb (used with object), renotified, renotifying.
unnotified, adjective


1. apprise, advise, tell.
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notify (ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪ)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to inform; tell
2.  chiefly (Brit) to draw attention to; make known; announce
 
[C14: from Old French notifier, from Latin notificāre to make known, from nōtus known + facere to make]
 
'notifier
 
n

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notify
late 14c., from O.Fr. notifier "make known," from L. notus "known" (see notice) + root of facere "make, do" (see factitious).
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