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observe

observe as in 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"

Synonyms

  • detectdiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  • finda productive insight ; the act of discovering something ; come upon, as if by accident; discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; come upon after searching; establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; come to believe on the basis of emotion, intuitions, or indefinite grounds; perceive or be contemporaneous with; get something or somebody for a specific purpose; make a discovery, make a new finding; make a discovery; obtain through effort or management; decide on and make a declaration about; receive a specified treatment (abstract); perceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place; get or find back; succeed in reaching; accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation
  • discoverdiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; make a discovery, make a new finding; make a discovery; find unexpectedly; make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; see for the first time; identify as in botany or biology, for example
  • noticean announcement containing information about an event; the act of noticing or paying attention; a request for payment; advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract; a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; polite or favorable attention; a short critical review; discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; notice or perceive; make or write a comment on; express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with
observe as in make mention of
  • "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"
  • "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"

Synonyms

  • notemake mention of; notice or perceive; observe with care or pay close attention to; make a written note of; a brief written record; a short personal letter; a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; a characteristic emotional quality; a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); a comment or instruction (usually added); high status importance owing to marked superiority; a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time
  • mentiona remark that calls attention to something or someone; a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; an official recognition of merit; make reference to; make mention of; commend
  • remarkmake mention of; make or write a comment on; a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; explicit notice
observe as in observe with care or pay close attention to
  • "Take note of this chemical reaction"

Synonyms

  • notemake mention of; notice or perceive; observe with care or pay close attention to; make a written note of; a brief written record; a short personal letter; a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound; a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling; a characteristic emotional quality; a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); a comment or instruction (usually added); high status importance owing to marked superiority; a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time
  • take noteobserve with care or pay close attention to
observe as in watch attentively
  • "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"
observe as in show respect towards
  • "honor your parents!"

Synonyms

  • respectregard highly; show respect towards; (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point; the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); an attitude of admiration or esteem; a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; behavior intended to please your parents; a feeling of friendship and esteem; courteous regard for people's feelings
  • honorbestow honor or rewards upon; show respect towards; accept as pay; a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; the state of being honored ; the quality of being honorable and having a good name; a woman's virtue or chastity
  • honourbestow honor or rewards upon; show respect towards; accept as pay; the state of being honored ; a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; the quality of being honorable and having a good name; a woman's virtue or chastity
  • abide byact in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; show respect towards
observe as in behave as expected during of holidays or rites
  • "Keep the commandments"
  • "celebrate Christmas"
  • "Observe Yom Kippur"

Synonyms

  • celebratebehave as expected during of holidays or rites; have a celebration; assign great social importance to
  • keepthe financial means whereby one lives; the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress ; a cell in a jail or prison ; cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; continue a certain state, condition, or activity; retain possession of; stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; conform one's action or practice to; stick to correctly or closely; look after; maintain by writing regular records; supply with room and board; allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; supply with necessities and support; fail to spoil or rot; behave as expected during of holidays or rites; maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; raise; retain rights to; store or keep customarily; have as a supply; maintain for use and service; hold and prevent from leaving; prevent the action or expression of; prevent (food) from rotting
observe as in 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"

Synonyms

  • watcha small portable timepiece ; a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty ; a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe ; the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty ; a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event ; the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival) ; look attentively; follow with the eyes or the mind; see or watch; observe with attention; be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful; observe or determine by looking; find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
  • followto travel behind, go after, come after; be later in time; come as a logical consequence; travel along a certain course; act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes; come after in time, as a result; behave in accordance or in agreement with; be next; choose and follow; to bring something about at a later time than; imitate in behavior; follow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something; follow with the eyes or the mind; be the successor (of); perform an accompaniment to; keep informed; to be the product or result; accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of; adhere to or practice; work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function; keep under surveillance; follow in or as if in pursuit; grasp the meaning; keep to
  • watch overfollow with the eyes or the mind
  • keep an eye onfollow with the eyes or the mind
observe as in stick to correctly or closely
  • "The pianist kept time with the metronome"
  • "keep count"
  • "I cannot keep track of all my employees"

Synonyms

  • keepthe financial means whereby one lives; the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress ; a cell in a jail or prison ; cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; continue a certain state, condition, or activity; retain possession of; stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; conform one's action or practice to; stick to correctly or closely; look after; maintain by writing regular records; supply with room and board; allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; supply with necessities and support; fail to spoil or rot; behave as expected during of holidays or rites; maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; raise; retain rights to; store or keep customarily; have as a supply; maintain for use and service; hold and prevent from leaving; prevent the action or expression of; prevent (food) from rotting
  • maintaincause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; supply with necessities and support; state categorically ; have and exercise; maintain for use and service; maintain by writing regular records; state or assert; support against an opponent; stick to correctly or closely
observe as in conform one's action or practice to
  • "keep appointments"
  • "she never keeps her promises"
  • "We kept to the original conditions of the contract"

Synonyms

  • keepthe financial means whereby one lives; the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress ; a cell in a jail or prison ; cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; continue a certain state, condition, or activity; retain possession of; stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; conform one's action or practice to; stick to correctly or closely; look after; maintain by writing regular records; supply with room and board; allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; supply with necessities and support; fail to spoil or rot; behave as expected during of holidays or rites; maintain in safety from injury, harm, or danger; raise; retain rights to; store or keep customarily; have as a supply; maintain for use and service; hold and prevent from leaving; prevent the action or expression of; prevent (food) from rotting