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Alternative forms

  • not. (abbreviation)


Borrowed from Middle French notice, from the Latin notitia.


  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈnəʊtɪs/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈnoʊtɪs/, [ˈnoʊɾɪs]
  • Hyphenation: no‧tice


notice (countable and uncountable, plural notices)

  1. (chiefly uncountable) The act of observing; perception.
    • (Can we date this quote by Isaac Watts and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      How ready is envy to mingle with the notices we take of other persons?
  2. (countable) A written or printed announcement.
  3. (countable) A formal notification or warning.
    The sidewalk adjacent to the damaged bridge stonework shall be closed until further notice.
  4. (chiefly uncountable) Advance notification of termination of employment, given by an employer to an employee or vice versa.
  5. (countable) A published critical review of a play or the like.
    • 1989, The New York Times Theater Reviews, 1920- (volume 18, page 167)
      The first-night audience, yes. The first-night reviewers, not exactly. The notices have so far been mixed, only The Financial Times having delivered itself of an unequivocal rave.
  6. (uncountable) Prior notification.
  7. (dated) Attention; respectful treatment; civility.


  • (attention): heed, regard; see also Thesaurus:attention

Derived terms



notice (third-person singular simple present notices, present participle noticing, simple past and past participle noticed)

  1. (transitive, now rare) To remark upon; to mention. [from 17th c.]
    • 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Penguin 2004, p. 88:
      Numberless are the arguments […] that men have used morally and physically, to degrade the sex. I must notice a few.
  2. (transitive) To become aware of; to observe. [from 17th c.]
    • 1991, Gregory Widen, Backdraft
      So you punched out a window for ventilation. Was that before or after you noticed you were standing in a lake of gasoline?
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To lavish attention upon; to treat (someone) favourably. [17th–19th c.]
    • 1815, Jane Austen, Emma, vol. I, ch. 3
      She would notice her; she would improve her; she would detach her from her bad acquaintance, and introduce her into good society; she would form her opinions and her manners.
  4. (intransitive) To be noticeable; to show. [from 20th c.]
    • 1954, Barbara Comyns, Who Was Changed And Who Was Dead, Dorothy 2010, p. 9:
      The blackness didn't notice so much when she was born; but it's unmistakeable now.


  • recognize


  • ignore
  • neglect



  • conite, neotic, noetic



From Latin notitia


notice f (plural notices)

  1. instruction
    Avez-vous lu la notice avant de monter le meuble?

Further reading

  • “notice” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

  • to become aware of.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)