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Meaning of NOTIFY

Pronunciation:  'nowtu`fI

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  give information or notice to; "I advised him that the rent was due"

NOTIFY is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: advise, apprise, apprize, give notice, send word
 See Also: inform



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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}.]
1. To make known; to declare; to publish; as, to notify a
   fact to a person.

         No law can bind till it be notified or promulged.

2. To give notice to; to inform by notice; to apprise; as,
   the constable has notified the citizens to meet at the
   city hall; the bell notifies us of the time of meeting.

         The President of the United States has notified the
         House of Representatives that he has approved and
         signed the act.                       --Journal of
                                               the Senate, U.

Note: This application of notify has been condemned; but it
      is in constant good use in the United States, and in
      perfect accordance with the use of certify.

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