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English noun: notice

1. notice (communication) an announcement containing information about an event


SamplesYou didn't give me enough notice.
An obituary notice.
A notice of sale.


Broader (hypernym)announcement, promulgation


Narrower (hyponym)caveat, necrology, obit, obituary

2. notice (cognition) the act of noticing or paying attention


SamplesHe escaped the notice of the police.


Synonymsobservance, observation


Broader (hypernym)attending, attention


Narrower (hyponym)mind, remark

3. notice (communication) a request for payment


SamplesThe notification stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting.


Synonymsnotification


Broader (hypernym)asking, request

4. notice (communication) advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract


SamplesWe received a notice to vacate the premises.
He gave notice two months before he moved.


Broader (hypernym)apprisal, notification, telling


Narrower (hyponym)dismissal, dismission, pink slip

5. notice (communication) a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement


SamplesA poster advertised the coming attractions.


Synonymsbill, card, placard, poster, posting


Broader (hypernym)sign


Narrower (hyponym)flash card, flashcard, show bill, show card, theatrical poster

6. notice (cognition) polite or favorable attention


SamplesHis hard work soon attracted the teacher's notice.


Broader (hypernym)attending, attention

7. notice (communication) a short critical review


SamplesThe play received good notices.


Broader (hypernym)critical review, critique, review, review article


English verb: notice

1. notice (perception) discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of


SamplesShe detected high levels of lead in her drinking water.
We found traces of lead in the paint.


Synonymsdetect, discover, find, observe


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


Broader (hypernym)sight, spy


Narrower (hyponym)catch out, find out, instantiate, see, sense, trace


Verb groupdiscover, find

2. notice (perception) notice or perceive


SamplesShe noted that someone was following her.
Mark my words.


Synonymsmark, note


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


Narrower (hyponym)take notice


Entailcomprehend, perceive


Antonymsignore

3. notice (communication) make or write a comment on


SamplesHe commented the paper of his colleague.


Synonymscomment, point out, remark


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mention, note, observe, remark


Narrower (hyponym)criticise, criticize, kibbitz, kibitz, knock, pick apart, wisecrack

4. notice (communication) express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with


SamplesHe 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.


Synonymsacknowledge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)react, respond


Narrower (hyponym)cite, mention









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