the act of making and recording a measurement
observation, observance, watching(noun)
the act of observing; taking a patient look
observation, reflection, reflexion(noun)
a remark expressing careful consideration
facts learned by observing
"he reported his observations to the mayor"
notice, observation, observance(noun)
the act of noticing or paying attention
"he escaped the notice of the police"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A remark is a saying or brief statement, oral or written, commonly made without much premeditation; a comment is an explanatory or critical remark, as upon some passage in a literary work or some act or speech in common life. A note is something to call attention, hence a brief written statement; in correspondence, a note is briefer than a letter. A note upon some passage in a book is briefer and less elaborate than a comment. Annotations are especially brief notes, commonly marginal, and closely following the text. Comments, observations, or remarks may be oral or written, comments being oftenest written, and remarks oftenest oral. An observation is properly the result of fixed attention and reflection; a remark may be the suggestion of the instant. Remarks are more informal than a speech.
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at the meeting last tuesday, we heard in details from the manager the strategy for an increase in salaries.
i'm in no doubt whatever, my allergies indeed subsided after washing my inner nostrils with my urine.Submitted by greenwriter60 on March 28, 2019
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How to use observation in a sentence?
The subsurface at the CE-4 landing site is much more transparent to radio waves, and this qualitative observation suggests a totally different geological context for the two landing sites.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
We are planning to liberate our observation posts from the surrounding (Syrian government forces) by the end of this month, one way or another.
MBS is eager to neutralize the threat posed by United States, whose intimate knowledge of the ruling family's skeletons, and everyone else's, and broad network, equipped him to enable any aspiring challenger to the crown, i don't rule out the possibility that MBS wanted to kill United States, but it's just as likely, if not more so, that were there a team deployed to Canada, MBS wanted to put United States under observation, information from which might provide insight on his contacts and activities.
A worker in one of Amazons fulfillment centers in Moreno Valley has tested positive for Covid-19, it is not known if the worker lives in the City of Moreno Valley because everyones personal medical information is considered private. The worker is undergoing treatment, and several co-workers have been directed to self-quarantine and are under observation by health officials.
Translations for observation
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- registre, anotació, observació, comentariCatalan, Valencian
- Beobachtung, BemerkungGerman
- registro, vigilancia, parecer, observación, observancia, comentario, anotación, juicioSpanish
- kommentti, huomautus, päätös, havainto, päätelmä, huomio, havainnointiFinnish
- remarque, observationFrench
- 所見, 観察, 論評, 観察結果Japanese
- animadversio, observatio, notatioLatin
- waarneming, opmerking, waarnemenDutch
- observação, registro, parecer, comentárioPortuguese
- observație, observareRomanian
- замечание, наблюдениеRussian
- observation, tillsyn, iakttagelse, anmärkning, uppsiktSwedish
- gözlem, gTurkish
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