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Definition telling someone about something; or something (such as a letter) that contains the message
  • I silenced notifications on my phone.
notifications = messages that something has happened
  • She was glad it was a birth announcement rather than a notification of a death.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • The best Adams could do was send a formal letter to the Supreme Court, calling their attention to the error and issue a public notification as well.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • The promised notification was hanging over her head.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • Only Franklin, killed on March 21, remained unidentified, pending notification of his mother.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • The notification team was informed that two SEALS, Nate Hardy and Mike Koch, had been killed on a mission in Iraq.
    Eric Blehm  --  Fearless
  • Sir, we have you down for notification of certain contingencies.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • Cedric assumes it falls under the bathroom exception, though Rob didn't abide by subprovisions about notification.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • I'll get my notification the same day you get yours, and that'll be that.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Finally, several months and many letters later, without any fanfare and with just a cursory notification to me, they dropped the entire matter.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Yet many laws were passed without public notification.
    Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, & John Jay  --  The Federalist Papers — Modern English Edition 2
  • How long did it take for the notification comm to be sent to the family?
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • If they call it a fleet exercise they admit to violating the notification protocol.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Chairman Narmonov and my predecessor agreed years ago that no such operation would take place without prior notification.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • Pending notification of next of kin.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Do you know that nearly ninety percent of the emergency notification systems in America are all supplied by the same company?
    Matthew Mather  --  Cyberstorm
  • People close to the blast get personal notification.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • "They confirmed the emergency notifications, but nobody's been able to get in to find out what's going on."
    Matthew Mather  --  Cyberstorm
  • It was from the NY-ALERT emergency notification service that Chuck had joined us up to.
    Matthew Mather  --  Cyberstorm
  • This is nothing more than notification, An order to evict both you and yours, Put your furniture out and lock the doors, Without pardon or delay to fulfill ....
    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere  --  Tartuffe

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