give notice

give notice
verb
1. inform (somebody) of something
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I advised him that the rent was due

Syn: ↑advise, ↑notify, ↑send word, ↑apprise, ↑apprize
Derivationally related forms: ↑apprisal (for: ↑apprise), ↑notification (for: ↑notify), ↑notice (for: ↑notify), ↑notifiable (for: ↑notify)
Hypernyms: ↑inform
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s somebody of something

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Somebody ——s that CLAUSE

2. terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
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The boss fired his secretary today

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The company terminated 25% of its workers

Syn:
Ant: ↑hire (for: ↑fire)
Derivationally related forms: ↑sack (for: ↑sack), ↑sacking (for: ↑sack), ↑dismissible (for: ↑dismiss), ↑dismission (for: ↑dismiss), ↑dismissal (for: ↑dismiss), ↑firing (for: ↑fire)
Hypernyms: ↑remove
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Somebody ——s somebody to INFINITIVE

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Somebody ——s PP

(for: ↑give the sack)
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Somebody ——s PP

(for: ↑give the axe)

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give notice
1. To warn beforehand
2. To inform
3. To intimate, esp the termination of an agreement or (contract of) employment
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Main Entry:notice

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