notify

  • 1 notify — no‧ti‧fy [ˈnəʊtfaɪ ǁ ˈnoʊ ] verb notified PTandPP [transitive] to tell someone something officially or formally, usually by writing to them: • The company notified about 110 employees they would lose their jobs because of the planned closure.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 notify — I verb acquaint, advertise, advise, alert, announce, annunciate, apprise, break the news, brief, bring word, call attention to, caution, communicate, confide, contact, convey, counsel, declare, disclose, disseminate, divulge, enlighten, enunciate …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To make known; to declare; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 notify — [nōt′ə fī΄] vt. notified, notifying [ME notifien < MFr notifier < L notificare < notus (see NOTE) + facere, to make, DO1] 1. to give notice to; inform; announce to 2. Chiefly Brit. to give notice of; announce; make known notifier n …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 notify — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. notefiier make known, inform, apprise (13c.), from L. notificare to make known, notify, from L. notus known (see NOTICE (Cf. notice) (n.)) + root of facere make, do (see FACTITIOUS (Cf. factitious)). Related: Notified …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 notify — apprise, advise, acquaint, *inform Analogous words: announce, *declare, proclaim, publish, promulgate, broadcast: *reveal, disclose, discover, divulge, tell …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 notify — [v] inform acquaint, advise, air, alert, announce, apprise, assert, blazon, brief, broadcast, cable, caution, circulate, clue in, convey, cue, debrief, declare, disclose, disseminate, divulge, enlighten, express, fill in, give, herald, hint, let… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 notify — ► VERB (notifies, notified) ▪ inform, typically in a formal or official manner. DERIVATIVES notification noun. ORIGIN Latin notificare make known …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 notify — v. 1) (BE) (B) to notify a crime to the police 2) (D; tr.) to notify about, of (we notified the police of the incident) 3) (BE) (H) we ll notify her to draw up a contract 4) (L; must have an object) she notified us that she would accept the… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 notify */ — UK [ˈnəʊtɪfaɪ] / US [ˈnoʊtɪˌfaɪ] verb [transitive] Word forms notify : present tense I/you/we/they notify he/she/it notifies present participle notifying past tense notified past participle notified to inform someone officially about something… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 notify — verb ADVERB ▪ forthwith (BrE), immediately, promptly ▪ in advance ▪ by email, via email ▪ by mail (esp. AmE) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 notify — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. inform, warn, apprise, advise, tell, acquaint. See information, publication. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To provide with information] Syn. inform, tell, acquaint, apprise, declare, announce, enlighten,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 notify — no|ti|fy [ˈnəutıfaı US ˈnou ] v past tense and past participle notified present participle notifying third person singular notifies [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: notifier, from Late Latin notificare, from Latin notus; NOTICE2] to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 notify — no|ti|fy [ noutı,faı ] verb transitive * to inform someone officially about something: Winners will be notified as soon as possible. notify someone of something: We ve notified our policyholders of the changes affecting their policies. notify… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 notify — [[t]no͟ʊtɪfaɪ[/t]] notifies, notifying, notified VERB If you notify someone of something, you officially inform them about it. [FORMAL] [V n of/about n] The skipper notified the coastguard of the tragedy... [be V ed that] Earlier this year they… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 notify — 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… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 notify — notifiable, adj. notifier, n. /noh teuh fuy /, v.t., notified, notifying. 1. to inform (someone) or give notice to: to notify the police of a crime. 2. Chiefly Brit. to make known; give information of: The sale was notified in the newspapers.… …

    Universalium

  • 18 notify — verb (T) to formally or officially tell someone about something; inform: notify sb of: You will be notified of any changes in the system …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 notify — verb we will notify you as soon as possible Syn: inform, tell, advise, brief, apprise, let someone know, put in the picture, fill in; alert, warn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 notify — no•ti•fy [[t]ˈnoʊ təˌfaɪ[/t]] v. t. fied, fy•ing 1) to inform; give notice to: to notify the police of a crime[/ex] 2) brit. Chiefly Brit. to make known; give information of • Etymology: 1325–75; < MF notifier < L nōtificāre < (g)nōt(us) …

    From formal English to slang