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Definition of "notify" []

  • To give notice to; inform: notified the citizens of the curfew by posting signs. (verb-transitive)
  • Chiefly British To give notice of; make known. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "notify" in a sentence
  • "You make a promise, you keep that promise; if you cannot, then the first person you should notify is the person you made the promise to."
  • "If it receives a SyntaxError, then call the notify the syntax error handler of it, and in an attempt to reset/restart - move ahead one space in the input, and recur."
  • "It then immediately sleeps for two seconds to allow both threads to become blocked by the wait() method in run(), calls the notify() method to wake up one of the threads, and then sleeps for another two seconds."