verb (used with object), no·ti·fied, no·ti·fy·ing.
to inform (someone) or give notice to: to notify the police of a crime.
Chiefly British. to make known; give information of: The sale was notified in the newspapers.
Origin of notify
Synonyms for notify
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Related Words for notifierannouncer, accuser, double-crosser, preacher, fink, stoolie, weasel, tattletale, herald, tattler, source, songbird, messenger, finger, rat, adviser, blabbermouth, sneak, betrayer, snake
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
to inform; tell
mainly British to draw attention to; make known; announce
Word Origin for notify
C14: from Old French notifier, from Latin notificāre to make known, from nōtus known + facere to make
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