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Definition of 'notice'

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  1. an announcement containing information about a future event; "you didn't give me enough notice"
  2. the act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police"
       Synonyms: observation observance
  3. a request for payment; "the notification stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting"
       Synonyms: notification
  4. advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement or 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 poster advertised the coming attractions"
       Synonyms: poster posting placard bill card

      The wanted poster for John Wilkes Booth 

  6. polite or favorable attention; "his hard work soon attracted the teacher's notice"
  7. a short critical review; "the play received good notices"


  1. 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"
       Synonyms: detect observe find discover
  2. notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"
       Synonyms: mark note
       Antonyms: ignore
  3. make or write a comment on; "he commented the paper of his colleague"
       Synonyms: comment remark point out
  4. 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"
       Synonyms: acknowledge

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