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    Thumbs up 'Notify' does not work the way I want!

    Oxford Dictionary defines:

    notify (v) - to formally or officially tell somebody about something

    So, if you notify someone, you are just informing someone. As in "We all are gathering at Times Square", "Hey, did you tell Jane to come there?", "Yes, I notified her. She'll be coming".

    Now look at this definition:

    notice (n) - a board or sign giving information, an instruction or a warning

    Now, if I want to give notice to someone (especially warning), do I noticify? Of course not, it's not a verb. How do I make notice a verb? If we use notify, it does not give that impact of warning. Because giving someone note (information) and giving someone notice is different!

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    Re: 'Notify' does not work the way I want!

    "Caution" can be used as a verb, see http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/de...tion?q=caution

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: 'Notify' does not work the way I want!

    Quote Originally Posted by drmaulikvyas View Post
    How do I make notice a verb?
    I am not a teacher.

    It already is a verb, but with another meaning.

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    Re: 'Notify' does not work the way I want!

    Quote Originally Posted by drmaulikvyas View Post
    Now, if I want to give notice to someone (especially warning), do I noticify?
    Why can't you warn them?

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