To take notice to see or watch commonly accompanied by that
- present an individual's viewpoint freely and without worry or hesitation
- express fault or censure or make a harshly critical comment
- To take notice; to see; -- commonly followed closely by that.
- to think about or comment by means of critique or censure; to express censure; -- with on or upon.
- To just take cognizance judicially; to cause discipline.
early 15c., "to take notice of," from Latin animadvertere "to notice, to take cognizance of," also "to censure, blame, penalize," actually "to turn the mind to" (see animadversion). Feeling of "to criticize, blame, censure" in English is from 1660s. Related: Animadverted; animadverting.
(v. i.) To take notice; to see; -- generally followed closely by that.
- (v. i.) to take into account or comment by means of critique or censure; expressing censure; -- with on or upon.
- (v. i.) To just take cognizance judicially; to inflict discipline.