Definition of notification in US English:



  • The action of notifying someone or something.

    ‘we have yet to receive formal notification of the announcement’
    • ‘The notification must specifically inform individuals of their rights under the Act.’
    • ‘I found it surprising that notifications of this nature are done solely by post but John assures me that this is how referees are notified about what matches they are to officiate.’
    • ‘Some 9 million account holders have received notifications that they are eligible for repayments, according to the agreement.’
    • ‘The officers have been informed of the decision verbally and a letter giving formal notification has been sent to them.’
    • ‘The only notification there has been was a notice in an obscure family history magazine.’
    informing, telling, apprising, alerting, warning
    information, word, notice, advice, news, intelligence
    announcement, reporting, declaration, communication, disclosure, divulgence, publication, publishing
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