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Definition to tell someone about something — typically in an official manner
  • On Friday, the governor notified the legislature of her decision.
notified = told
  • Twitter notified its users of the change with a banner at the top of the app.
  • notified = told
  • Did you notify the credit card company about your new address.
  • She failed to notify us as required by the contract.
  • notify = tell
  • They would return to Joseph where Tommy could notify forensic specialists and the proper law enforcement agencies.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • The Department cooperated but liked to be notified.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • He rode through Denver, remembering that he had never sent Wilbarger's brother the telegram he had promised, notifying him of Wilbarger's death.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • The mayor also gave shifting explanations for that holiday fax he'd sent notifying the Fugees that they were no longer welcome.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • I whispered Clarence to go and wake the army, and notify it to wait in silence in the cave for further orders.
    Mark Twain  --  A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • The Navy had notified them that I was blind, so that it would not be a shock.
    Theodore Taylor  --  The Cay
  • As we speak, the governments of these affected countries are being notified of our demands.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • Then, I take it, you have not been notified.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • When Blomkvist got home that evening there was a slip notifying him of a postal package.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Mr. Fogg asked him if it was not too late to notify the Reverend Samuel Wilson, of Marylebone parish, that evening.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Well... I'd better go and notify the Ministry...... "And the dementors?" said Dumbledore.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Unfortunately, a nosy neighbor had mistaken the escape for a burglary in progress and had notified the police.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • The RCMP had been summoned, the Bishop notified.
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • His personal assistant Jane had been fired for covering up his disappearance and failing to notify the police.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I will immediately notify the propaganda consul and direct him to repeatedly publicize this scientific fact to the world.
    Cixin Liu  --  The Three-Body Problem
  • For already, before that, he had been notified of the approximate date of his death which was to be within the week.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy

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