notice

[ noh-tis ]
/ ˈnoʊ tɪs /

noun

verb (used with object), no·ticed, no·tic·ing.

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Origin of notice

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin nōtitia “a knowing, a being known,” derivative of nōtus known (see notify)

synonym study for notice

10. Notice, discern, perceive imply becoming aware of, and paying attention to, something. To notice is to become aware of something that has caught one's attention: to notice a newspaper headline; to notice a road sign. Discern suggests distinguishing (sometimes with difficulty) and recognizing a thing for what it is, discriminating it from its surroundings: In spite of the fog, we finally discerned the outline of the harbor. Perceive, often used as a formal substitute for see or notice, may convey also the idea of understanding meanings and implications: After examining the evidence he perceived its significance.

OTHER WORDS FROM notice

no·tic·er, nounre·no·tice, verb (used with object), re·no·ticed, re·no·tic·ing.un·no·ticed, adjectiveun·no·tic·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for notice

notice
/ (ˈnəʊtɪs) /

noun

verb (tr)

Word Origin for notice

C15: via Old French from Latin notitia fame, from nōtus known, celebrated
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Idioms and Phrases with notice

notice

see escape notice; give notice; short notice; sit up and take notice; take note (notice).

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