verb (notifies, notifying, notified)[with object]
- 1Inform (someone) of something, typically in a formal or official manner: you will be notified of our decision as soon as possible [with object and clause]: they were notified that John had been taken prisonerMore example sentences
- We were not notified of this meeting and we were promised a meeting with council officers, which has not happened.
- He was notified of Fraser's verdict, along with all others who are to be criticised, by letter last week.
- Between May and mid-June this year, we were notified of 637 listed building cases.
- 1.1Give notice of or report (something) formally or officially: births and deaths are required by law to be notified to the RegistrarMore example sentences
- A team was sent to scour the city and the forest services were notified to search the woods.
- This determination was notified to the Applicant on 30 October, and the error was then noticed.
- Barely one third of school absences were notified to social services departments.
late Middle English: from Old French notifier, from Latin notificare 'make known', from notus 'known' (see notion) + facere 'make'.