To take notice of


To take notice of
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. [1913 Webster]

How ready is envy to mingle with the notices we take of other persons! --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

2. Intelligence, by whatever means communicated; knowledge given or received; means of knowledge; express notification; announcement; warning. [1913 Webster]

I . . . have given him notice that the Duke of Cornwall and Regan his duchess will be here. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. An announcement, often accompanied by comments or remarks; as, book notices; theatrical notices. [1913 Webster]

4. A writing communicating information or warning. [1913 Webster]

5. Attention; respectful treatment; civility. [1913 Webster]

{To take notice of}, to perceive especially; to observe or treat with particular attention. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Attention; regard; remark; note; heed; consideration; respect; civility; intelligence; advice; news. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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