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    observe

    observe - Dictionary definition and meaning for word observe

    Definition
    (verb) discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
    Synonyms : detect , discover , find , notice
    Example Sentence
    • She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water
    • We found traces of lead in the paint
    Definition
    (verb) make mention of
    Synonyms : mention , note , remark
    Example Sentence
    • She observed that his presentation took up too much time
    • They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing
    Definition
    (verb) observe with care or pay close attention to
    Synonyms : note , take note
    Example Sentence
    • Take note of this chemical reaction
    Definition
    (verb) watch attentively
    Example Sentence
    • Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals
    Definition
    (verb) show respect towards
    Synonyms : abide by , honor , honour , respect
    Example Sentence
    • honor your parents!
    Definition
    (verb) behave as expected during of holidays or rites
    Synonyms : celebrate , keep
    Example Sentence
    • Keep the commandments
    • celebrate Christmas
    • Observe Yom Kippur
    Definition
    (verb) follow with the eyes or the mind
    Example Sentence
    • Keep an eye on the baby, please!
    • The world is watching Sarajevo
    • She followed the men with the binoculars
    Definition
    (verb) stick to correctly or closely
    Synonyms : keep , maintain
    Example Sentence
    • The pianist kept time with the metronome
    • keep count
    • I cannot keep track of all my employees
    Definition
    (verb) conform one's action or practice to
    Synonyms : keep
    Example Sentence
    • keep appointments
    • she never keeps her promises
    • We kept to the original conditions of the contract
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