Synonyms and Antonyms of observe
- You must observe all the rules of this school, not simply the ones that meet with your personal approval.
abide by, fall in with, keep to
- a time when few people in New England observed Christmas
- We happily spent many hours observing the birds at the backyard feeder.
have one's eye on
- "I think you might be mistaken," he observed.
- She observed that the weather had changed again.
get a load of [slang], lay eyes on, set eyes on
- generally observes the suggestions of the experts regarding baby care
Synonym Discussion of observe
- kept the Sabbath by refraining from work
- not all holidays are observed nationally
- traditionally celebrates Thanksgiving with a huge dinner
- commemorate Memorial Day with the laying of wreaths
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