give notice

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v give notice inform (somebody) of something "I advised him that the rent was due"
    • v give notice terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position "The boss fired his secretary today","The company terminated 25% of its workers"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Texas criminals are required to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.
    • Give notice to warn beforehand: to inform
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Quotations

  • Joseph Jefferson
    Joseph Jefferson
    “We are but tenants and shortly the great landlord will give us notice that our lease has expired.”
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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    “To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.”
  • Vash Young
    Vash Young
    “I have always noticed that a man who gives the most for the money, gets the most business.”

Idioms

I hereby give notice of my intention - Hereby is used sometimes in formal, official declarations and statements to give greater force to the speaker' or the writer's affirmation. People will say it sometimes to emphasise their sincerity and correctness.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. notitianoscĕre, notum, to know.

Usage

In literature:

And you might tell your precious Mr Herbert Calvert that next quarter I shall give notice to leave.
"The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
If you drag me into the affair in any way, I give you notice that you may expect great frankness on my part, and nothing but the truth.
"A Residence in France" by J. Fenimore Cooper
Before replying, the player asked must be careful to notice his or her right-hand neighbor, and then give a correct reply.
"My Book of Indoor Games" by Clarence Squareman
And when I noticed this and bade him speak, he prayed me that I would give him arms, and let him follow me to the coming fighting.
"A Thane of Wessex" by Charles W. Whistler
Thus, I was to go as far as Ghazeepore, where I had a friend living, and there I was to give due notice if I wished to proceed farther.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 15, No. 87, March, 1875" by Various
Give an example, which has recently come to your notice, of the use of the method of difference.
"The Making of Arguments" by J. H. Gardiner
We noticed away to our right the lines give way.
"History of Kershaw's Brigade" by D. Augustus Dickert
Will you notice how men give?
"Quiet Talks on Prayer" by S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
The following is a curious letter from a parish clerk to his vicar after giving notice to quit the latter's service.
"The Parish Clerk (1907)" by Peter Hampson Ditchfield
Mr. Williams' Preface gives a very interesting notice of the MSS.
"Notes & Queries, No. 43, Saturday, August 24, 1850" by Various
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In poetry:

It of a sudden comes, beware!
And gives no notice to prepare:
Be then each moment on thy guard,
Lest it shou'd catch thee unprepar'd.
"A Warning To The Welsh, To Repent, Wrote At The Time A Great Plague Rag'd In London" by Rees Prichard
Yes, I would count them all but loss,
To gain the notice of Thine eye:
Flesh shrinks and trembles at the cross,
But Thou canst give the victory.
"How shall I follow Him I serve?" by Josiah Conder
Death, when he comes, will not a single hour
Of respite give, that we a watch may keep,
Nor any notice of his coming — more
Than the dumb dog before he kills a sheep:
"A Memento Mori -- Or Remember Death" by Rees Prichard

In news:

The apartment community I manage has instituted a "no pets" policy, by giving all the current tenants a 30-day written notice of change of terms.
I have been noticing lately that everytime I bring my little one to grocery shop with me, the deli seems to give him a slice of cheese, or a piece of ham.
Have you noticed that popular magazines repeat the same stories, simply giving them a new slant each time.
JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he believes former Gov Haley Barbour might've violated the state Constitution by pardoning some inmates who failed to give sufficient public notice that they were seeking clemency.
Four jalapenos gives you a noticeable kick.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama _ I am grieved by the recent position taken by Huntsville city leaders regarding Senate Bill 205, the legislation requiring the Huntsville Housing Authority to give at least 30 days notice before buying property.
You'll also notice that you can't highlight your favorite third-party applications by giving a featured link on your profile page as you could before with tabbed profiles .
To totally removed itself from the contract, the city has to give notice of its intent three years in advance.
To get noticed, a new bike has got to have new technology, or new looks, or something going for it that gives it some personality.
Tyler Perry (with Ashton Kutcher) has pet projects for giving but will also be inspired by new causes at a moment's notice.
Since there was no statute prohibiting movement, it was not uncommon for a custodial parent to relocate without even giving notice to the other parent.
Health care organizations largely back the legislation, which calls on manufacturers to give the federal government advance notice of potential shortages.
Give guests plenty of notice.
Since we only have a small cadre of tour guides available, please give us as much notice as possible to get your tour scheduled.
She said she wanted to give enough notice to be able to help the next person fulfill the duties of the office.
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In science:

We shall give an example of such an operator later and now notice that in this way one can prove that actually multirenormalon chains produce the same asymptotics as a single chain (1).
The Physics of the Ultraviolet Renormalon
Leaving out the Pauli term gives noticeable scaling violations with a toolarge N/ρ ratio; probably one needs to keep some kind of explicit Pauli/clover term in the lattice action to boost the hyperfine splittings.
Tests of Hypercubic Fermion Actions
Notice the presence in the effective lagrangian of four fermion interactions which give additional contributions to the Fermi constant and to neutral current processes.
SM Kaluza-Klein Excitations and Electroweak Precision Tests
However, one should notice that 2p(1 − p) is just the probability Pc (p) that an agent of type p give two different outputs, given the output of its Boolean function has remained fixed.
Self-organization in populations of competing agents
The QE and RES give a noticeable contribution around 5 GeV where a kink in the slope is visible.
Neutrino Interactions In Oscillation Experiments
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