notify

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v notify inform (somebody) of something "I advised him that the rent was due"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Notify 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."
    • Notify 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."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • notify To publish; proclaim; give notice or information of; make known.
    • notify To make note of; observe.
    • notify To give notice to; inform by words or writing, in person or by message, or by any signs which are understood: as, the public are hereby notified.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Notify nō′ti-fī to make known: to declare: to give notice or information of
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. notifier, L. notificare,; notus, known (p. p. of noscere, to known) + -ficare,in comp.) to make. See Know, and -fy
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. notificāre, -ātumnotus, known, facĕre, to make.

Usage

In literature:

Notify also the officers at the neighboring police-station.
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
The ambulance can take you wherever it's natural your body would be taken, and you keep under cover for some time, until I notify you.
"Man of Many Minds" by E. Everett Evans
But we had been just as expressly notified, long before, that the garrison would be withdrawn.
"The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
Condescend to notify him.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
He received telegrams notifying him of collections of more than $250,000.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
The occasional boom of guns at the front notified us that the enemy was not far distant.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
Should she notify the Overton authorities of her discovery?
"Grace Harlowe's Fourth Year at Overton College" by Jessie Graham Flower
Take a cathartic; notify the physician at once and follow his directions.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
In February, 1784, Morris notified Congress of his intended retirement from office.
"Albert Gallatin" by John Austin Stevens
He notified the local police officials and then got on to Scotland Yard and sent a messenger to arouse Whiteside.
"The Daffodil Mystery" by Edgar Wallace
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In news:

Judge orders Lindsey to notify web posters.
LAUSD failed to notify California credentialing commission of accused teacher's suspension.
French jeans label Notify and designer Manish Arora, who was born in India but is based in London, have partnered for an exclusive cooperation.
Landowner may be liable for guard's failure to notify authorities of loose gunman.
Why didn't the City notify Chasewood residents about contamination in their water supply.
Travel Q&A: How to notify hotels about flight delays.
Notify debut with footwear and kid's wear.
French jeans brand Notify will be launching its first shoe collection this winter.
Schools use varied ways to notify parents of flu.
The league office was notified at 4:54 pm of the players' final ratification of the labor deal.
During Tuesday's meeting, city leaders passed a resolution notifying the city's retirement fund board that it will look at proposed pension reductions.
Notifying the Unemployed about Financial Aid.
WASHINGTON — The Secret Service said Wednesday that it failed to notify law enforcement and public health officials for five days last year that the poison ricin had been found at the White House mail-processing center.
Her name has not been released while relatives are notified.
New Tribology Transactions Service Notifies Authors When Their Paper are Cited.
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In science:

When a job on one of the nodes completes, that node will notify C so that it can update its load state information for the network.
Balanced Overlay Networks (BON): Decentralized Load Balancing via Self-Organized Random Networks
System notifies user of successful update and returns user to ―University Management‖ page.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
System notifies user of successful update and returns user to the ―View Assets‖ page.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
System notifies user of error and returns user to the previous page.
Software Design Document, Testing, Deployment and Configuration Management of the UUIS--a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
System notifies user of successful back-up if the two are identical, or displays the number of records which are different if there are any. 1.1.
Software Requirements Specification of the IUfA's UUIS -- a Team 2 COMP5541-W10 Project Approach
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