no·ti·fy /ˈnotəˌfaɪ/ 及物動詞
No·ti·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Notified p. pr. & vb. n. Notifying ]
1. To make known; to declare; to publish; as, to notify a fact to a person.
No law can bind till it be notified or promulged. --Sowth.
2. To give notice to; to inform by notice; to apprise; as, the constable has notified the citizens to meet at the city hall; the bell notifies us of the time of meeting.
The President of the United States has notified the House of Representatives that he has approved and signed the act. --Journal of the Senate, U. S.
Note: ☞ This application of notify has been condemned; but it is in constant good use in the United States, and in perfect accordance with the use of certify.
v : give information or notice to; "I advised him that the rent
was due" [syn: advise, give notice, send word, apprise,