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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English notifien, a borrowing from Old French notifier, notefiier.[1]

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notify (third-person singular simple present notifies, present participle notifying, simple past and past participle notified)

  1. (transitive) To give (someone) notice of (something). [mid-15c.]
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To make (something) known. [late 14c.] [2] [3]
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To make note of (something).[2]
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  1. ^ notify” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 notify in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  3. ^ notify in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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