notice

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notice is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
notice

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
notice

Third-person singular
notices

Past tense
noticed

Past participle
noticed

Present participle
noticing

(not usually in the progressive)

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you notice something, you become aware of it.
    You didn't even notice that I cut my hair.
    When the cook changed, I noticed the difference right away.
    I've looked at her a thousand times, but I'd never noticed her green eyes before.
    "Did you see the mistakes?" "No, I'm afraid I didn't notice.
    I couldn't help noticing that you look lost. Can I help?

Related words[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
notice

Plural
notices

  1. (uncountable) when you notice something
    She asked for help, but they took no notice of her.
    When the changed were made, we didn't take much notice.
    The mistake escaped notice for almost three years.
  2. (countable) A notice is a piece of paper with information or a warning.
    She sent us a notice about the change of dates.
  3. (uncountable) Notice is information that you give to someone.
    The shop closed without any notice.

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