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Definitions of observe:

  • verb:   watch attentively
    Example: "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals"
  • verb:   celebrate, as of holidays or rites
    Example: "Observe Yom Kippur"
  • verb:   conform one's action or practice to
  • verb:   observe correctly or closely
  • verb:   discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of
  • verb:   follow with the eyes or the mind
  • verb:   make mention of
    Example: "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"
  • verb:   observe with care or pay close attention to
  • verb:   show respect towards


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