notice


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Notice \No"tice\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noticed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Noticing.]
   1. To observe; to see; to mark; to take note of; to heed; to
      pay attention to.
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   2. To show that one has observed; to take public note of;
      remark upon; to make comments on; to refer to; as, to
      notice a book.
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            This plant deserves to be noticed in this place.
                                                  --Tooke.
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            Another circumstance was noticed in connection with
            the suggestion last discussed.        --Sir W.
                                                  Hamilton.
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   3. To treat with attention and civility; as, to notice
      strangers.
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   Syn: To remark; observe; perceive; see; mark; note; mind;
        regard; heed; mention. See Remark.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Notice \No"tice\, n. [F., fr. L. notitia a being known,
   knowledge, fr. noscere, notum, to know. See Know.]
   1. The act of noting, remarking, or observing; observation by
      the senses or intellect; cognizance; note.
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            How ready is envy to mingle with the notices we take
            of other persons!                     --I. Watts.
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   2. Intelligence, by whatever means communicated; knowledge
      given or received; means of knowledge; express
      notification; announcement; warning.
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            I . . . have given him notice that the Duke of
            Cornwall and Regan his duchess will be here. --Shak.
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   3. An announcement, often accompanied by comments or remarks;
      as, book notices; theatrical notices.
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   4. A writing communicating information or warning.
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   5. Attention; respectful treatment; civility.
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   To take notice of, to perceive especially; to observe or
      treat with particular attention.
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   Syn: Attention; regard; remark; note; heed; consideration;
        respect; civility; intelligence; advice; news.
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