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n., v. -ticed, -tic•ing. n.
- advertisement - From advertir, Old French for "to notice," and ultimately from Latin advertere, "to turn toward."
- emit, emission, emissary - Emit, emission, and emissary come from Latin emittere, "send out," and emit once meant "publish a book or notice."
- notable, noticeable - Notable means "worthy of notice" and noticeable means "readily observed."
- remark - From an intensified French word marquer, "observe, notice," i.e. "making a verbal observation."
Notice can be a noun or a verb.
A notice is a sign in a public place which gives information or instructions.
You do not use notice to refer to a short, informal letter. The word you use is note.
If you take notice of someone or something, you pay attention to them.
When someone does not pay any attention to someone or something, you can say that they take no notice of them or do not take any notice of them.
If someone becomes aware of something, you do not say that they 'take notice of' it. You say that they notice it.
Past participle: noticed
|Noun||1.||notice - an announcement containing information about an event; "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale|
promulgation, announcement - 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"
caveat - (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"
|2.||notice - the act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police"|
attending, attention - the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others
mind - attention; "don't pay him any mind"
remark - explicit notice; "it passed without remark"
|3.||notice - a request for payment; "the notification stated the grace period and the penalties for defaulting"|
|4.||notice - advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract; "we received a notice to vacate the premises"; "he gave notice two months before he moved"|
|5.||notice - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"|
sign - a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
|6.||notice - polite or favorable attention; "his hard work soon attracted the teacher's notice"|
|7.||notice - a short critical review; "the play received good notices"|
|Verb||1.||notice - discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint"|
catch out, find out - 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"
discover, find - make a discovery, make a new finding; "Roentgen discovered X-rays"; "Physicists believe they found a new elementary particle"
sense - detect some circumstance or entity automatically; "This robot can sense the presence of people in the room"; "particle detectors sense ionization"
instantiate - 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"
trace - discover traces of; "She traced the circumstances of her birth"
see - observe as if with an eye; "The camera saw the burglary and recorded it"
|2.||notice - notice or perceive; "She noted that someone was following her"; "mark my words"|
take notice - observe with special attention; "Take notice of the great architecture"
ignore - fail to notice
|3.||notice - make or write a comment on; "he commented the paper of his colleague"|
criticise, criticize, pick apart, knock - 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"
note, remark, mention, observe - make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
wisecrack - make a comment, usually ironic
|4.||notice - express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with; "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"|
attention neglect, ignorance, disregard, omission, oversight
notice to appear (Jur) → citación f judicial, orden f de comparecencia
we require 28 days' notice for delivery → se requieren 28 días para la entrega
until further notice → hasta nuevo aviso
to give sb notice to do sth → avisar a algn que haga algo
notice is hereby given that → se pone en conocimiento del público que ...
at a moment's notice → en seguida, inmediatamente, luego (Mex), al tiro (Chile)
important decisions often have to be taken at a moment's notice → a menudo las decisiones importantes se han de tomar en seguida or inmediatamente
you must be ready to leave at a moment's notice → tienes que estar listo para salir en cuanto te avisen
we had no notice of it → no nos habían avisado
notice to quit → aviso or notificación de desalojo
at short notice → con poca antelación
sorry, I know it's short notice, but → lo siento, sé que es avisar con poca antelación, pero ...
to give sb at least a week's notice → avisar a algn por lo menos con una semana de antelación
I must have at least a week's notice if you want to → me tienes que avisar con una semana de antelación si quieres ...
without previous notice → sin previo aviso
to get one's notice → ser despedido
to give sb notice → despedir a algn
to give sb a week's notice → despedir a algn con una semana de preaviso or plazo
to hand in one's notice → dimitir, renunciar
a week's wages in lieu of notice → el salario de una semana en lugar del plazo or de preaviso
to be under notice → estar despedido
to dismiss sb without notice → despedir a algn sin preaviso
birth/marriage notice → anuncio m de nacimiento/matrimonio
death notice → nota f necrológica, esquela f
to give out a notice → anunciar algo, comunicar algo
the notice says "keep out" → el letrero dice "prohibida la entrada"
to attract sb's notice → atraer or llamar la atención de algn
to bring a matter to sb's notice → llamar la atención de algn sobre un asunto
it has come to my notice that → ha llegado a mi conocimiento que ...
to escape notice → pasar inadvertido
to take notice of sb → hacer caso a algn
to take no notice of sth/sb → no hacer caso de algo/a algn, ignorar algo/a algn (esp LAm)
to take notice of sth → hacer caso de algo
take no notice! → ¡no hagas caso!
I was not taking much notice at the time → en ese momento no estaba prestando mucha atención
a fat lot of notice he takes of me! → ¡maldito el caso que me hace!
to sit up and take notice (fig) → aguzar el oído
did you notice the bloodstain on the wall? → ¿te fijaste en or te diste cuenta de or notaste la mancha de sangre que había en la pared?
I don't notice such things → no me fijo en tales cosas
eventually he deigned to notice me → por fin se dignó a reconocerme
have you ever noticed how slowly time passes when you're flying? → ¿te has fijado en or te has dado cuenta de lo lento que pasa el tiempo cuando vas en avión?
I notice you've removed the bookcase → veo que has quitado la estantería
I never noticed → no me había fijado
don't worry about the mark, he won't notice → no te preocupes por la mancha, no se fijará or no se dará cuenta
yes, so I've noticed! (iro) → ¡sí, ya me he dado cuenta or ya lo he notado!
She could have done it if she'd had a bit more notice
BUT Elle aurait pu le faire si on l'avait prévenue un peu plus tôt.
to give sb 24 hours' notice → donner un préavis de 24 heures à qn
The union was to give the management 28 days' notice of strikes → Le syndicat devait donner un préavis de 24 heures à la direction en cas de grève.
to give sb notice of sth → notifier qn de qch
advance notice → préavis m
without notice → sans préavis
at short notice → dans un délai très court
at 24 hours' notice → dans un délai de 24 heures
at a moment's notice → immédiatement
until further notice → jusqu'à nouvel ordre
to give in one's notice, to hand in one's notice → donner sa démission, démissionner
to be given one's notice
She was given her notice → On lui a donné son congé.
it has come to my notice that ... (I have been told that ...) → on m'a signalé que ...; (I have noticed that ...) → j'ai remarqué que ...
to escape sb's notice → échapper à qn
to take notice of sb/sth → prêter attention à qn/qch
to take no notice of sb/sth → ne pas faire attention à qn/qch
Don't take any notice of him! → Ne fais pas attention à lui!
without notice → senza preavviso
advance or previous notice → preavviso
a week's notice → una settimana di preavviso
at short notice → con un breve preavviso
at a moment's notice → immediatamente, all'istante
until further notice → fino a nuovo avviso
to give notice to (to tenant) → dare la disdetta a (to landlord) → dare il preavviso a
to give sb notice (Admin) (inform) → notificare a qn (sack) → licenziare qn
to give notice, to hand in one's notice (subj, employee) → licenziarsi
to give notice of sth → annunciare qc
to give sb notice of sth → avvisare qn di qc
to put a notice in the paper → mettere un annuncio sul giornale
to take notice of sb/sth → notare qn/qc, fare caso a qn/qc
to take no notice of sb/sth → non prestare attenzione a qn/qc
he keeps waving at me - take no notice! → continua a farmi dei cenni - ignoralo!
it has come to my notice that ... → sono venuto a sapere che...
to escape or avoid notice → passare inosservato/a
it escaped my notice that ... → non ho notato che...