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Meaning & Definition of Observe in English





1. 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"
  • detect,
  • observe,
  • find,
  • discover,
  • notice

2. Make mention of

  • "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"
  • "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"
  • note,
  • observe,
  • mention,
  • remark

3. Observe with care or pay close attention to

  • "Take note of this chemical reaction"
  • note,
  • take note,
  • observe

4. Watch attentively

  • "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"
  • observe

5. Show respect towards

  • "Honor your parents!"
  • respect,
  • honor,
  • honour,
  • abide by,
  • observe

6. Behave as expected during of holidays or rites

  • "Keep the commandments"
  • "Celebrate christmas"
  • "Observe yom kippur"
  • observe,
  • celebrate,
  • keep

7. 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"
  • watch,
  • observe,
  • follow,
  • watch over,
  • keep an eye on

8. Stick to correctly or closely

  • "The pianist kept time with the metronome"
  • "Keep count"
  • "I cannot keep track of all my employees"
  • observe,
  • keep,
  • maintain

9. Conform one's action or practice to

  • "Keep appointments"
  • "She never keeps her promises"
  • "We kept to the original conditions of the contract"
  • observe,
  • keep

Examples of using

You see, but you do not observe.
Failure to observe these regulations will result in penalties.
There are rules to observe.