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Verb: notice  now-tis
  1. Determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    "She noticed high levels of lead in her drinking water";
    - detect, observe, find, discover
  2. Detect and remember; perceive with the mind
    "notice my words";
    - mark, note
  3. Make or write a comment on
    "he noticed the paper of his colleague";
    - comment, remark, point out
  4. Express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
    "He never notices his colleagues when they run into him in the hallway";
    - acknowledge
Noun: notice  now-tis
  1. An announcement containing information about an event
    "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale"
  2. The act of noticing or paying attention
    "he escaped the notice of the police";
    - observation, observance
  3. A request for payment
    "the notice stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting";
    - notification
  4. 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. A sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
    "a notice advertised the coming attractions";
    - poster, posting, placard, bill, card
  6. Polite or favourable attention
    "his hard work soon attracted the teacher's notice"
  7. A short critical review
    "the play received good notices"

Derived forms: noticing, notices, noticed

Type of: announcement, apprisal, asking, attending, attention, critical review, critique, descry, espy, mention, note, notification, observe, promulgation, react, remark, reply, request, respond, review, review article, sight, sign, spot, spy, telling

Encyclopedia: Notice