Textual thesaurus for "observe"

(verb) maintain, keep

stick to correctly or closely

The pianist kept time with the metronome; keep count; I cannot keep track of all my employees

(verb) remark, note, mention

make mention of

She observed that his presentation took up too much time; They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

(verb) take note, note

observe with care or pay close attention to

Take note of this chemical reaction

(verb) find, notice, detect, discover

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

(verb) keep an eye on, follow, watch, watch over

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

(verb) respect, abide by, honor, honour

show respect towards

honor your parents!

(verb) celebrate, keep

behave as expected during of holidays or rites

Keep the commandments; celebrate Christmas; Observe Yom Kippur

(verb) keep

conform one's action or practice to

keep appointments; she never keeps her promises; We kept to the original conditions of the contract