Notice is the legal concept describing a requirement that a party be aware of legal process affecting their rights, obligations or duties. There are several types of notice: public notice (or legal notice), actual notice, constructive notice, and implied notice.
The act of observing; perception.
“He took no notice of the changes, and went on as though nothing had happened.”
A written or printed announcement.
“Shall we post a notice about the new policy?”
“I always read the death notices in the paper.”
A formal notification or warning.
“The sidewalk adjacent to the damaged bridge stonework shall be closed until further notice.”
Advance notification of termination of employment, given by an employer to an employee or vice versa.
“I gave her her mandatory two weeks’ notice and sacked her.”
“I can’t work here any longer. I’m giving notice.”
A published critical review of a play or the like.
“I don’t mind if you want to change the venue; just give me some notice first, OK?”
Attention; respectful treatment; civility.
To remark upon; to mention. from 17th c.
To become aware of; to observe. from 17th c.
“Did you notice the flowers in her yard?”
To lavish attention upon; to treat (someone) favourably. 17th–19th c.
To be noticeable; to show. from 20th c.
A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.
“Companies try to sell their products using advertisements in form of placards, television spots and print publications.”
A public notice.
“The city council placed an advertisement in the local newspaper to inform its residents of the forthcoming roadworks.”
A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.
“The people gave a good advertisement for Wiktionary.”
the fact of observing or paying attention to something
“it has come to our notice that you have been missing school”
“their silence did not escape my notice”
notification or warning of something, especially to allow preparations to be made
“interest rates are subject to fluctuation without notice”
a formal declaration of one’s intention to end an agreement, typically one concerning employment or tenancy, at a specified time
“his employers gave him two weeks’ notice”
“she handed in her notice”
a displayed sheet or placard giving news or information
“the jobs were advertised in a notice posted in the common room”
a small advertisement or announcement in a newspaper or magazine
“an obituary notice”
a short published review of a new film, play, or book
“she had good notices in her first film”
become aware of
“I noticed that she was looking tired”
“they were too drunk to notice”
“he noticed the youths behaving suspiciously”
treat (someone) as worthy of recognition or attention
“it was only last year that the singer really began to be noticed”
mention or remark on
“she looked so much better that Sir Charles noticed it to Lady Harriet”
a notice or announcement in a public medium promoting a product, service, or event or publicizing a job vacancy
“advertisements for alcoholic drinks”
a person or thing regarded as a means of recommending something
“unhappy clients are not a good advertisement for the firm”