EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NOTICED
You may have noticed that night at the Oldakers'—well, women, Mr. Bines, are uncertain.
"Hum," remarked Uncle Peter, in a tone to be noticed for its extreme dryness.
Harriett noticed pale, blurred lines on the edges of her lips.
Uncle Brunton noticed the change; for to those who saw him seldom the change was sudden.
You might not have noticed them, but it seemed to Sallie that her fingers had touched everywhere.
All day he had noticed how inevitably the conversation turned to the young surgeon.
The other patients avoid her, and it was some time before I noticed it.
He had noticed that her lips were rather blue, and had called in Dr. Ed.
Christine noticed then that his right arm was hanging inert by his side.
"I wonder if you have noticed something," she said, eyes on the label.
early 15c., "to notify," from notice (n.). Sense of "to point out" is from 1620s. Meaning "to take notice of" is attested from 1757, but was long execrated in England as an Americanism (occasionally as a Scottishism, the two offenses not being clearly distinguished). Ben Franklin noted it as one of the words (along with verbal uses of progress and advocate) that seemed to him to have become popular in America while he was absent in France during the Revolution. Related: Noticed; noticing.