HyperDic: observe

English > 9 senses of the word observe:
VERBperceptionobserve, detect, find, discover, noticediscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
communicationobserve, note, mention, remarkmake mention of
perceptionobserve, note, take noteobserve with care or pay close attention to
perceptionobservewatch / watch attentively
socialobserve, respect, honor, honour, abide byshow respect towards
socialobserve, celebrate, keepbehave as expected during of holidays or rites
socialobserve, watch, follow, watch over, keep an eye onfollow with the eyes or the mind
cognitionobserve, keep, maintainstick to correctly or closely
socialobserve, keepconform one's action or practice to
observe > pronunciation
Soundsahbzer'v
Rhymesconserve ... verve: 12 rhymes with erv...
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningDiscover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsdetect, find, discover, notice
Narrowerfind out, catch outtrap
instantiateFind an instance of (a word or particular usage of a word)
seeobserve as if with an eye
sensedetect some circumstance or entity automatically
traceDiscover traces of
Broaderspy, sightcatch sight of
Similar todiscover, findmake a discovery, make a new finding
Spanishadvertir, apreciar, descubrir, detectar, distinguir, divisar, encontrar, observar, percibir, vislumbrar
Catalanadvertir, apreciar, descobrir, detectar, observar, trobar
Adjectivesobservablecapable of being seen or noticed
observantquick to notice
Nounsobservancethe act of noticing or paying attention
observationthe act of making and recording a measurement
observationfacts learned by observing
observationa remark expressing careful consideration
observera person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake mention of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"She observed that his presentation took up too much time"
Synonymsnote, mention, remark
Narrowercomment, notice, remark, point outmake or write a comment on
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Spanishapuntar, citar, comentar, destacar, mencionar, notar, observar, remarcar
Catalanapuntar, citar, comentar, esmentar, mencionar, notar, observar
Nounsobservationthe act of noticing or paying attention
observeran expert who observes / observes and comments on something
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningobserve with care or pay close attention to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsnote, take note
Entailsperceive, comprehendTo become aware of through the senses
Spanishnotar, observar
Catalannotar, observar
Adjectivesobservablecapable of being seen or noticed
observantpaying close attention especially to details
Nounsobservationthe act of observing / observing
observationthe act of noticing or paying attention
observationfacts learned by observing
observationa remark expressing careful consideration
observera person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 4, perception
Meaningwatch / watch attentively.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe customs agents observe the bags for drugs
Example"Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"
Narrowerbird, birdwatchwatch and study birds in their natural habitat
monitor, supervisekeep tabs on
monitorCheck, track, or observe by means of a receiver
scout, reconnoiter, reconnoitreexplore, often with the goal of finding something or somebody
trackobserve or plot the moving path of something
Broaderwatchlook attentively
Spanishobservar
Catalanobservar
Adjectivesobservablecapable of being seen or noticed
Nounsobservation, observancethe act of observing / observing
observationthe act of noticing or paying attention
observationfacts learned by observing
observationa remark expressing careful consideration
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 5, social
Meaningshow respect towards.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrespect, honor, honour, abide by
Narrowerlionize, lionise, celebrateAssign great social importance to
toleraterecognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
BroaderacceptConsider or hold as true
Oppositedisrespectshow a lack of respect for
Spanishhonrar
Catalancondecorar, enaltir, estimar, honorar, honrar, llorejar, premiar, respectar
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 6, social
MeaningBehave as expected during of holidays or rites.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "Observe Yom Kippur"
Synonymscelebrate, keep
Narrowercommemorate, markmark by some ceremony or observation
mournobserve the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
solemnize, solemniseobserve or perform with dignity or gravity
Spanishcelebrar, festejar, oficiar
Catalancelebrar
Adjectivesobservant(of individuals) adhering strictly to laws and rules and customs / customs
Nounsobservancea formal event performed on a special occasion
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 7, social
MeaningFollow with the eyes or the mind.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe children observe the ball
Synonymswatch, follow, watch over, keep an eye on
NarrowerguardTo keep watch over
invigilate, proctorwatch over (students taking an exam, to prevent cheating)
keep tabs onKeep a record on or watch attentively
Broadercheck, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check intoexamine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition
Similar totrace, followFollow, discover, or ascertain the course of development of something
Spanishmirar, observar, ver, vigilar
Catalanmirar, observar, vigilar
Nounsobservationthe act of observing / observing
observationthe act of noticing or paying attention
observationfacts learned by observing
observationa remark expressing careful consideration
observera person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 8, cognition
MeaningStick to correctly or closely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymskeep, maintain
Spanishobservar
Catalanobservar
Nounsobservationthe act of observing / observing
observationthe act of making and recording a measurement
observationthe act of noticing or paying attention
observationfacts learned by observing
observationa remark expressing careful consideration
English > observe: 9 senses > verb 9, social
Meaningconform one's action or practice to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymkeep
Narrowermake goodact as promised
Oppositetransgress, offend, infract, violate, go against, breach, breakAct in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
Spanishcumplir, mantener
Catalancomplir, observar, seguir
Nounsobservanceconformity with law or custom / custom or practice etc.

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