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According to WordNet, the verb "observe" has 9 sense(s).

201020005 make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time"; "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing".

202578510 behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur".

202455407 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".

200732552 stick to correctly or closely; "The pianist kept time with the metronome"; "keep count"; "I cannot keep track of all my employees".

202118933 observe with care or pay close attention to; "Take note of this chemical reaction".

202578872 conform one's action or practice to; "keep appointments"; "she never keeps her promises"; "We kept to the original conditions of the contract".

202457233 show respect towards; "honor your parents!".

202154508 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".

202169352 watch attentively; "Please observe the reaction of these two chemicals".


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