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Notify definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

NO'TIFY, v.t. [L. known, and to make.]
1. To make known; to declare; to publish. The laws of God notify to man his will and our duty.
2. To make known by private communication; to give information of. The allied sovereigns have notified the spanish court of thier purpose of maintaining legitimate government.
3. To give notice to; to inform by words or writing, in person or by message, or by any signs which are understood. The constable has notified the citizens to meet at the City Hall. The bell notifies us of the time of meeting.
The President of the United States has notified the House of Representatives, that he has approved and signed the act.
[Note. This application of notify has been condemned, but it is in constant good use in the United States, and in perfect accordance with the use of certify.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due" [syn: advise, notify, give notice, send word, apprise, apprize]

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Etymology: Middle English notifien, from Anglo-French notifier to make known, from Late Latin notificare, from Latin notus known Date: 14th century 1. obsolete to point out 2. to give notice of or report the occurrence of <he notified his intention to sue> 3. to give formal notice to <notify a family of the death of a relation> Synonyms: see inform notifier noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. (-ies, -ied) 1 (often foll. by of, or that + clause) inform or give notice to (a person). 2 make known; announce or report (a thing). Derivatives: notification n. Etymology: ME f. OF notifier f. L notificare f. notus known: see NOTICE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Notify No"ti*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Notified; p. pr. & vb. n. Notifying.] [F. notifier, L. notificare; notus known (p. p. of noscere to known) + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Know, and -fy.] 1. To make known; to declare; to publish; as, to notify a fact to a person. No law can bind till it be notified or promulged. --Sowth. 2. To give notice to; to inform by notice; to apprise; as, the constable has notified the citizens to meet at the city hall; the bell notifies us of the time of meeting. The President of the United States has notified the House of Representatives that he has approved and signed the act. --Journal of the Senate, U. S. Note: This application of notify has been condemned; but it is in constant good use in the United States, and in perfect accordance with the use of certify.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(notifies, notifying, notified) If you notify someone of something, you officially inform them about it. (FORMAL) The skipper notified the coastguard of the tragedy... Earlier this year they were notified that their homes were to be cleared away... She confirmed that she would notify the police and the hospital. = inform VERB: V n of/about n, be V-ed that, V n, also V n that

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. 1. Declare, promulgate, publish, announce, advertise, make known. 2. Inform, apprise, acquaint, make known to, give notice to, signify to.

Moby Thesaurus

acquaint, admonish, advertise, advertise of, advise, alert, announce, apprise, brief, bring word, caution, communicate, cry havoc, declare, disclose, enlighten, familiarize, forerun, give fair warning, give notice, give the facts, give warning, give word, harbinger, herald, hint, inform, instruct, intimate, issue an ultimatum, leave word, let know, mention to, preannounce, proclaim, publish, report, run before, send word, serve notice, sound the alarm, speak, tell, threaten, tip, tip off, utter a caveat, verse, warn, warn against



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