notify Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “notify” in the English Dictionary

"notify" in British English

See all translations

notifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈnəʊ.tɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˈnoʊ.t̬ə-/
C1 to ​tell someone ​officially about something: The ​school is ​required to notify ​parents if ​theirchildrenfail to come to ​school. Has everyone been notified of the ​decision? [+ that] We notified the ​police that the ​bicycle had been ​stolen.
(Definition of notify from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"notify" in American English

See all translations

notifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈnoʊ·t̬ɪˌfɑɪ/
to ​tell someone ​officially about something: Contest ​winners will be notified by ​postcard.
notification
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌnoʊ·t̬ɪ·fəˈkeɪ·ʃən/
[U] Final notification should ​reachteachers by ​March 15.
(Definition of notify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"notify" in Business English

See all translations

notifyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈnəʊtɪfaɪ/
to tell someone ​officially about something: notify sb of sth You will be notified immediately of any ​changes to the ​arrangements.notify sb that We have just been notified that our ​application has been ​successful. Businesses must notify ​consumers if their ​personalinformation has been ​subject to a ​securitybreach.
(Definition of notify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “notify”
in Spanish avisar…
in Vietnamese báo cho biết…
in Malaysian memberitahu…
in Thai แจ้งความ…
in French avertir…
in German benachrichtigen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (正式)通知,告知…
in Turkish resmi yoldan bildirmek, haber vermek, tebliğ etmek…
in Russian извещать, уведомлять…
in Indonesian memberi tahu…
in Chinese (Traditional) (正式)通知,告知…
in Polish zawiadamiać, powiadamiać…
What is the pronunciation of notify?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“notify” in American English

Word of the Day

carnival

(a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More