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English verb: give notice

1. give notice (social) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position


SamplesThe boss fired his secretary today.
The company terminated 25% of its workers.


Synonymscan, dismiss, displace, fire, force out, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, terminate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)remove


Narrower (hyponym)clean out, dismiss, drop, furlough, lay off, pension off, retire, send away, send packing, squeeze out


Antonymshire, employ, engage

2. give notice (communication) inform (somebody) of something


SamplesI advised him that the rent was due.


Synonymsadvise, apprise, apprize, notify, send word


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody of something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)inform









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