- (chiefly uncountable) The act of observing; perception.
- (countable) A written or printed announcement.
- (countable) A formal notification or warning.
- (chiefly uncountable) Advance notification of termination of employment, given by an employer to an employee or vice versa.
- (countable) A published critical review of a play or the like.
- (uncountable) Prior notification.
- (dated) Attention; respectful treatment; civility.
- (attention): heed, regard; attention
- He took no notice of the changes, and went on as though nothing had happened.
- Athelstan Arundel walked home […], foaming and raging. […] He walked the whole way, walking through crowds, and under the noses of dray-horses, carriage-horses, and cart-horses, without taking the least notice of them.
- How ready is envy to mingle with the notices which we take of other persons?
- Shall we post a notice about the new policy?
- I always read the death notices in the paper.
- The sidewalk adjacent to the damaged bridge stonework shall be closed until further notice.
- I gave her her mandatory two weeks’ notice and sacked her.
- I can’t work here any longer. I’m giving notice.
- The first-night audience, yes. The first-night reviewers, not exactly. The notices have so far been mixed, only The Financial Times having delivered itself of an unequivocal rave.
- I don’t mind if you want to change the venue; just give me some notice first, OK?
- I have been with your father and given him notice that the Duke of Cornwall and Regan his duchess will be here with him this night.
- (transitive, now rare) To remark upon; to mention. [from 17th c.]
- (transitive) To become aware of; to observe. [from 17th c.]
- (obsolete, transitive) To lavish attention upon; to treat (someone) favourably. [17th–19th c.]
- (intransitive) To be noticeable; to show. [from 20th c.]
- So you punched out a window for ventilation. Was that before or after you noticed you were standing in a lake of gasoline?
- [The researchers] noticed many of their pieces of [plastic marine] debris sported surface pits around two microns across. Such pits are about the size of a bacterial cell. Closer examination showed that some of these pits did, indeed, contain bacteria, […].
- Did you notice the flowers in her yard?
- She would notice her; she would improve her; she would detach her from her bad acquaintance, and introduce her into good society; she would form her opinions and her manners.
- The blackness didn’t notice so much when she was born; but it’s unmistakeable now.
- A picture of a celebrity, an event etc., intended to be attached to a wall.
- An advertisement to be posted on a pole, wall etc. to advertise something.
- (Internet) One who posts a message.
- He has posters of his favorite band, sports teams and holiday resorts up.
- I saw a poster for the film on the side of a bus.
- Some posters left the online message board after the squabble.
- We got three posters in the third and lost.
- (transitive) To decorate with posters.
- to poster the walls of a bedroom