Webster 1913 Edition
[F., fr. L.
notitiaa being known, knowledge, fr.
notum, to know. See
The act of noting, remarking, or observing; observation by the senses or intellect; cognizance; note.
How ready is envy to mingle with the
noticeswe take of other persons!
Intelligence, by whatever means communicated; knowledge given or received; means of knowledge; express notification; announcement; warning.
I . . . have given him
noticethat the Duke of Cornwall and Regan his duchess will be here.
An announcement, often accompanied by comments or remarks;
A writing communicating information or warning.
Attention; respectful treatment; civility.
To take notice of,
to perceive especially; to observe or treat with particular attention.
Syn. – Attention; regard; remark; note; heed; consideration; respect; civility; intelligence; advice; news.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To observe; to see; to mark; to take note of; to heed; to pay attention to.
To show that one has observed; to take public note of; remark upon; to make comments on; to refer to;
This plant deserves to be
noticedin this place.
Another circumstance was
noticedin connection with the suggestion last discussed.
Sir W. Hamilton.
To treat with attention and civility;
Syn. – To remark; observe; perceive; see; mark; note; mind; regard; heed; mention. See
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Observation by the eye or by the other senses. We take notice of objects passing or standing before us; we take notice of the owrds of a speaker; we take notice of a peculiar taste of food, or of the smeel of an orange, and of our peculiar sensations. Notice then is the act by which we gain knowledge of something within the reach of the senses, or the effect of an impression on some of the senses.
2.Observation by the mind or intellectual power; as, to take notice of a distinction between truth and veracity.
3.Information; intelligence by whatever means communicated; knowledge given or received; as, I received notice by a messenger or by letter. He gave notice of his arrival. The bell gives notice of the hour of the day. The merchant gives notice that a bill of exchange is not accepted.
4.A paper that communicates information.
5.Attention; respectful treatment; civility.
1.To observe; to see. We noticed the conduct of the speaker; we notcied no improper conduct.
2.To heed; to regard. His conduct was rude, but I did not notice it.
3.To remark; to mention or make observations on.
This plant deserves to be noticed in this place.
Another circumstance was noticed in connection with the suggestion last discussed.
4.To treat with attention and civilities; as, to notice strangers.
5.To observe intellectually.