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Notice vs Estimation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between notice and estimation

is that notice is the act of observing; perception while estimation is the process of making an estimate.

As a verb notice

is to observe or take notice of.




(en noun)
  • The act of observing; perception.
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  • *:Athelstan Arundel walked homeHe walked the whole way, walking through crowds, and under the noses of dray-horses, carriage-horses, and cart-horses, without taking the least notice of them.
  • *(Isaac Watts) (1674-1748)
  • *:How ready is envy to mingle with the notices we take of other persons?
  • (lb) A written or printed announcement.
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  • (lb) A formal notification or warning.
  • The sidewalk adjacent to the damaged bridge stonework shall be closed until further notice .
  • (senseid) Advance notification of termination of employment, given by an employer to an employee or vice versa.
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  • (lb) A published critical review of a play or the like.(rfex)
  • (lb) Prior notification.
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  • *(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • *:Ihave given him notice that the Duke of Cornwall and Regan his duchess will be here.
  • (lb) Attention; respectful treatment; civility.
  • Derived terms

    * short notice


  • To observe or take notice of.
  • * 1991 ,
  • So you punched out a window for ventilation. Was that before'' or ''after you noticed you were standing in a lake of gasoline?
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-20, volume=408, issue=8845, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Welcome to the plastisphere , passage=[The researchers] noticed many of their pieces of [plastic marine] debris sported surface pits around two microns across. Such pits are about the size of a bacterial cell. Closer examination showed that some of these pits did, indeed, contain bacteria, […].}}
  • To detect; to perceive with the mind.
  • Synonyms

    * recognize


    * ignore * neglect




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    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


    (en noun)
  • The process of making an estimate.
  • The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate.
  • Esteem or favourable regard.
  • Derived terms

    * estimate