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observed

verb , past tense of observe

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2 to mark with an appropriate practice, rite, or ceremony
  • a time when few people in New England observed Christmas
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3 to keep one's eyes on
  • happily spent many hours observing the birds at the backyard feeder
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4 to make a statement of one's opinion
  • "I think you might be mistaken," he observed
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5 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes
  • she observed that the weather had changed again
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6 to take notice of and be guided by
  • generally observes the suggestions of the experts regarding baby care
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