detect, observe, find, discover, notice(verb)
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"
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note, observe, mention, remark(verb)
make mention of
"She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
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note, take note, observe(verb)
observe with care or pay close attention to
"Take note of this chemical reaction"
"Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"
respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe(verb)
show respect towards
"honor your parents!"
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observe, celebrate, keep(verb)
behave as expected during of holidays or rites
"Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"
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watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye on(verb)
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"
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observe, keep, maintain(verb)
stick to correctly or closely
"The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees"
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conform one's action or practice to
"keep appointments"; "she never keeps her promises"; "We kept to the original conditions of the contract"
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
To celebrate any event or occasion is to make some demonstration of respect or rejoicing because of or in memory of it, or to perform such public rites or ceremonies as it properly demands. We celebrate the birth, commemorate the death of one beloved or honored. We celebrate a national anniversary with music and song, with firing of guns and ringing of bells; we commemorate by any solemn and thoughtful service, or by a monument or other enduring memorial. We keep the Sabbath, solemnize a marriage, observe an anniversary; we celebrate or observe the Lord's Supper in which believers commemorate the sufferings and death of Christ.
We celebrate the day with appropriate ceremonies; the victory was celebrated by the people, with rejoicing.
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make a remark
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How to use observe in a sentence?
The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them.
I once read that the only way to enjoy life is to observe everything with a sense of detached amusement. I don't always do that, but it serves you well to keep it in mind.
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it for when we fail our pride supports us when we succeed, it betrays us.
There is hope that smoking cessation will help improve asthma symptoms and health care utilization even after any duration or extent of second-hand tobacco exposure, in addition, children learn from parental behavior and they are less likely to start smoking themselves if they do not observe parental tobacco use.
Observe everything silently, like a little bird! This invites the angels of wisdom!
Translations for observe
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- لاحظ, راقبArabic
- observar, seguirCatalan, Valencian
- dodržovat, pozorovat, poznamenat, podotknoutCzech
- betragte, overholde, iagttage, følge, observere, bemærkeDanish
- beachten, beobachten, bemerkenGerman
- παρατηρώ, τηρώGreek
- seguir, tomar en cuenta, observarSpanish
- havainnoida, observoidaFinnish
- respecter, remarquer, observerFrench
- comharraichScottish Gaelic
- obsèveHaitian Creole
- 観察, 守る, 認める, 従うJapanese
- obsequor, teneo, observo, considero, sequor, video, persevero, inspicio, specio, persequor, inhaereo, spectoLatin
- perhati, tinjauMalay
- in acht nemen, respecteren, observeren, opmerken, volgenDutch
- zauważyć, przestrzegać, obchodzić, zaobserwować, obserwować, zachowywać, spostrzecPolish
- acompanhar, seguir, observarPortuguese
- отметить, соблюдать, отмечать, наблюдать, соблюсти, блюстиRussian
- promatrati, promotriti, opservirati, slediti, slijeditiSerbo-Croatian
- iaktta, observeraSwedish
- quan sátVietnamese
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