verb (used with object), observed, observing.
to see, watch, perceive, or notice:
He observed the passersby in the street.
to regard with attention, especially so as to see or learn something:
I want you to observe her reaction to the judge’s question.
to watch, view, or note for a scientific, official, or other special purpose:
to observe an eclipse.
to state by way of comment; remark:
He observed frequently that clerks were not as courteous as they used to be.
to keep or maintain in one’s action, conduct, etc.:
You must observe quiet.
to obey, comply with, or conform to:
to observe laws.
to show regard for by some appropriate procedure, ceremony, etc.:
to observe Palm Sunday.
to perform duly or solemnize (ceremonies, rites, etc.).
to note or inspect closely for an omen or sign of future events.
verb (used without object), observed, observing.
to notice.
to act as an observer.
to remark or comment (usually followed by on or upon).
(transitive; may take a clause as object) to see; perceive; notice: we have observed that you steal
(when transitive, may take a clause as object) to watch (something) carefully; pay attention to (something)
to make observations of (something), esp scientific ones
when intr, usually foll by on or upon; when tr, may take a clause as object. to make a comment or remark: the speaker observed that times had changed
(transitive) to abide by, keep, or follow (a custom, tradition, law, holiday, etc)


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