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Definition 1: the act of noticing or paying attention - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he escaped the notice of the police

Synonyms for notice in the sense of this definition

(notice is a kind of ...) the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

(... is a kind of notice ) attention

"don't pay him any mind"

(... is a kind of notice ) explicit notice

"it passed without remark"

Definition 2: polite or favorable attention - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his hard work soon attracted the teacher's notice

(notice is a kind of ...) the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

Definition 3: a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a poster advertised the coming attractions

Synonyms for notice in the sense of this definition

(notice is a kind of ...) a public display of a message

"he posted signs in all the shop windows"

(... is a kind of notice ) a poster advertising a show or play

(... is a kind of notice ) a card with words or numbers or pictures that is flashed to a class by the teacher

Definition 4: an announcement containing information about an event - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • you didn't give me enough notice
  • an obituary notice
  • a notice of sale

(notice is a kind of ...) a public statement containing information about an event that has happened or is going to happen

"the announcement appeared in the local newspaper" "the promulgation was written in English"

(... is a kind of notice ) (law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing

"a caveat filed against the probate of a will"

(... is a kind of notice ) a notice of someone's death; usually includes a short biography

Definition 5: a request for payment - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the notification stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting

Synonyms for notice in the sense of this definition

(notice is a kind of ...) the verbal act of requesting

Definition 6: advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we received a notice to vacate the premises
  • he gave notice two months before he moved

(notice is a kind of ...) informing by words

(... is a kind of notice ) official notice that you have been fired from your job

Definition 7: a short critical review - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the play received good notices

(notice is a kind of ...) an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)

Definition 8: make or write a comment on - [verb of communication]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he commented the paper of his colleague

Synonyms for notice in the sense of this definition

(notice is a kind of ...) make mention of

"She observed that his presentation took up too much time" "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"

(... is a kind of notice ) find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

"The paper criticized the new movie" "Don't knock the food--it's free"

(... is a kind of notice ) make a comment, usually ironic

(... is a kind of notice ) make unwanted and intrusive comments

Definition 9: express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with - [verb of communication]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He 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

Synonyms for notice in the sense of this definition

(notice is a kind of ...) show a response or a reaction to something

(... is a kind of notice ) commend

"he was cited for his outstanding achievements"

Definition 10: notice or perceive - [verb of perception]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She noted that someone was following her
  • mark my words

Synonyms for notice in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of notice ) observe with special attention

"Take notice of the great architecture"

(notice implies ...) to become aware of through the senses

"I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon"

Definition 11: discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of - [verb of perception]

Samples where notice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
  • We found traces of lead in the paint

Synonyms for notice in the sense of this definition

(notice is a kind of ...) catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes

"he caught sight of the king's men coming over the ridge"

(... is a kind of notice ) trap; especially in an error or in a reprehensible act

"He was caught out" "She was found out when she tried to cash the stolen checks"

(... is a kind of notice ) detect some circumstance or entity automatically

"This robot can sense the presence of people in the room" "particle detectors sense ionization"

(... is a kind of notice ) find an instance of (a word or particular usage of a word)

"The linguists could not instantiate this sense of the noun that he claimed existed in a certain dialect"

(... is a kind of notice ) discover traces of

"She traced the circumstances of her birth"

(... is a kind of notice ) observe as if with an eye

"The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"

(notice has a similar meaning as ...) make a discovery, make a new finding

"Roentgen discovered X-rays" "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"

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