Synonyms for observeəbˈzɜrv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. detect, observe, find, discover, notice(verb)

    discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of

    Synonyms:
    line up, detect, recover, chance upon, follow, strike, let out, find oneself, get wind, get, get hold, reveal, keep an eye on, attain, let on, find, acknowledge, retrieve, get word, fall upon, rule, notice, disclose, divulge, chance, abide by, determine, see, find out, keep, key, come up, remark, bring out, celebrate, watch over, comment, take note, honor, identify, name, encounter, learn, come upon, happen, watch, receive, happen upon, feel, describe, point out, chance on, incur, come across, expose, observe, get a line, distinguish, witness, honour, mention, pick up, give away, ascertain, mark, maintain, unwrap, break, respect, bump, light upon, regain, obtain, discover, key out, note, hear

  2. note, observe, mention, remark(verb)

    make mention of

    Synonyms:
    point out, note, notice, watch over, cite, keep, bring up, take down, detect, respect, honor, take note, observe, advert, abide by, comment, watch, name, follow, honour, maintain, discover, refer, mention, mark, find, celebrate, remark, keep an eye on

  3. note, take note, observe(verb)

    observe with care or pay close attention to

    Synonyms:
    note, notice, watch over, keep, take down, detect, respect, honor, take note, observe, abide by, watch, follow, honour, maintain, discover, mention, mark, find, celebrate, remark, keep an eye on

  4. observe(verb)

    watch attentively

    Synonyms:
    note, notice, watch over, keep, watch, detect, respect, honor, take note, abide by, follow, honour, maintain, discover, mention, find, celebrate, remark, keep an eye on

  5. respect, honor, honour, abide by, observe(verb)

    show respect towards

    Synonyms:
    value, note, notice, watch over, comply, keep, mention, watch, detect, respect, honor, esteem, observe, abide by, prize, follow, reward, honour, maintain, discover, find, prise, celebrate, remark, take note, keep an eye on

  6. observe, celebrate, keep(verb)

    behave as expected during of holidays or rites

    Synonyms:
    detect, retain, hold open, hold back, keep an eye on, hold on, find, continue, stay fresh, notice, abide by, honor, lionise, keep, remark, go on, celebrate, watch over, take note, proceed, go along, watch, follow, save, observe, prevent, restrain, honour, mention, lionize, keep open, keep on, preserve, respect, maintain, keep back, sustain, hold, discover, fete, note

  7. watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye on(verb)

    follow with the eyes or the mind

    Synonyms:
    conform to, detect, take in, play along, postdate, come, espouse, travel along, keep an eye on, watch out, fall out, find, view, adopt, notice, come after, comply, keep, pursue, abide by, determine, see, find out, look on, be, remark, keep abreast, celebrate, watch over, stick with, take note, honor, take after, keep up, survey, watch, look out, follow, stick to, observe, surveil, honour, mention, succeed, respect, accompany, ascertain, catch, maintain, trace, learn, discover, note, check

  8. observe, keep, maintain(verb)

    stick to correctly or closely

    Synonyms:
    detect, retain, hold open, asseverate, conserve, hold back, keep an eye on, exert, hold on, find, continue, stay fresh, wield, assert, notice, abide by, honor, keep, defend, remark, go on, celebrate, watch over, take note, proceed, keep up, go along, watch, follow, uphold, save, observe, prevent, restrain, honour, mention, keep open, keep on, preserve, respect, maintain, keep back, sustain, hold, discover, note

  9. observe, keep(verb)

    conform one's action or practice to

    Synonyms:
    detect, retain, hold open, hold back, keep an eye on, hold on, find, continue, stay fresh, notice, abide by, honor, keep, remark, go on, celebrate, watch over, take note, proceed, go along, watch, follow, save, observe, prevent, restrain, honour, mention, keep open, keep on, preserve, respect, maintain, keep back, sustain, hold, discover, note

Wiktionary

  1. observe(verb)

    Synonyms:
    celebrate

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. observe

    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.

    Synonyms:
    celebrate, commemorate, keep, solemnize

    Antonyms:
    contemn, despise, dishonor, disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, profane, violate

    Preposition:
    We celebrate the day with appropriate ceremonies; the victory was celebrated by the people, with rejoicing.

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