Meaning of “notify” - Learner’s Dictionary

notify

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈnəʊtɪfaɪ/ formal

to officially tell someone about something:

You should notify the police if you are involved in a road accident.
[ + (that) ] The court notified her that her trial date had been postponed.
notification uk us /ˌnəʊtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [ C, U ]

She claimed that the bank had closed her account without prior notification.

(Definition of “notify” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)