1. [ noun ] the act of observing; taking a patient look
Synonyms: observation watching
Related terms: look monitoring sighting stargazing note watch observe observe
2. [ noun ] a formal event performed on a special occasion
Synonyms: ceremony ceremonial_occasion ceremonial

"a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"

Related terms: affair funeral wedding initiation opening military_ceremony exercise dedication formality fire_walking commemoration circumstance pageant maundy observe
3. [ noun ] the act of noticing or paying attention
Synonyms: notice observation

"he escaped the notice of the police"

Related terms: attention mind observation detect note notice observe observe
4. [ noun ] conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
Synonyms: honoring
Related terms: nonobservance conformity punctilio observe
Similar spelling:   observant