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〔 әbˋzFv 〕


〔 әbˊzәːv 〕

Overview of verb observe

The verb observe has 9 senses

  • detect, observe, find, discover, notice -- (discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; "She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water"; "We found traces of lead in the paint")

  • note, observe, mention, remark -- (make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing")

  • note, take note, observe -- (observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction")

  • observe -- (watch attentively; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals")

  • respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe -- (show respect towards; "honor your parents!")

  • observe, celebrate, keep -- (behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur")

  • watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye on -- (follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars")

  • observe, keep, maintain -- (stick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees")

  • observe, keep -- (conform one's action or practice to; "keep appointments"; "she never keeps her promises"; "We kept to the original conditions of the contract")