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give notice

1

Inform or warn someone of something, as in He's prompt about giving us notice of any discrepancy in the accounts. [Late 1500s]

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2

Tell one's employer one is quitting, as in Our housekeeper gave notice last week. This usage, first recorded in 1765, originally alluded to any kind of termination, such as a housing lease, but today is most often used for leaving employment.

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Related Words for give notice

quit, drop, stop, evacuate, surrender, suspend, halt, conclude, discontinue, retire, terminate, leave, cease, withdraw, abandon, abdicate, heave, throw, oust, unload