Notice - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈnoʊtɪs|  American pronunciation of the word notice
Brit.  |ˈnəʊtɪs|  British pronunciation of the word notice
- an announcement containing information about an event
- the act of noticing or paying attention (syn: observance, observation)
- a request for payment (syn: notification)
- advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract
- a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement (syn: bill, card, placard, poster, posting)
- polite or favorable attention
- a short critical review


- discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of (syn: detect, discover, find, observe)
- notice or perceive (syn: mark, note)
- make or write a comment on (syn: comment, point out, remark)
- express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with (syn: acknowledge)


Please give us enough notice to prepare for your arrival.

Notices were sent to parents about the school trip.

Did you see the notice about the meeting?

Newspapers print notices of marriages and deaths.

She noticed a smell of gas.

You didn't notice that I got my hair cut.

She noticed me leaving the meeting early.

I noticed an error in the book.

The problem was first noticed several days ago.

I realize this is very short notice.

All these had to be bought at very short notice.

I leave this notice on my door for each accustomed visitor.

The plan is not worth our notice.

I'll bring the situation to his notice at the first opportunity.

She's playing Eliza Doolittle. There are nice notices.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: notice
he/she/it: notices
present participle: noticing
past tense: noticed
past participle: noticed
singular: notice
plural: notices
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