To notice something is to see it, recognize it, or understand it.
Javier’s parents have noticed that his grades in school are improving.
His teachers noticed that he’s paying more attention in class.
Javier’s classmates noticed that his English is getting better.
People have been noticing that Marie is losing weight.
Marie’s husband hasn’t noticed.
Marie notices that her clothes fit her a little better now than before she lost the weight.
What do you notice about this website?
Do you notice anything new?
Has anyone noticed that the chat room has been very busy lately?
Notice how much a difference it makes to practice your English every day?
The word "notice" can also be used as a noun:
- When you quit a job, you should give two weeks notice.
- The owner of the factory put his employees on notice that there might be layoffs coming soon.
- A notice was sent to tenants of the apartment building that their rents were going to increase.
- You should take notice of changes in interest rates if you are an investor.
Notices are posted onto a bulletin board.
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Date of publication: October 17, 2016