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Synonyms for observe

Synonyms for observe

to perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind

to look at or on attentively or carefully

to state facts, opinions, or explanations

to mark (a day or an event) with ceremonies of respect, festivity, or rejoicing

Synonyms for observe

discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of

observe with care or pay close attention to

behave as expected during of holidays or rites

stick to correctly or closely


conform one's action or practice to


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We may see MORE, because our own body is easier to observe than that of other people; but we do not see anything radically unlike what we see of others.
Returning from this digression to our main topic, namely, the criticism of "consciousness," we observe that Freud and his followers, though they have demonstrated beyond dispute the immense importance of "unconscious" desires in determining our actions and beliefs, have not attempted the task of telling us what an "unconscious" desire actually is, and have thus invested their doctrine with an air of mystery and mythology which forms a large part of its popular attractiveness.
The transition from tragedy to comedy, Bergson observes, "is effected simply by sitting down.
But Harris further observes that numbers hardly tell the whole story.
Normally, mirror neurons fire when a person takes action or observes the same action taken by others.
We may be extracting the one person who is the hazardous materials specialist out of a community, or the one person who has been involved with terrorism response over the course of the last two or three years," Bruegman observes.
Memorial Day and Martin Luther King Day aren't in that group because Louisiana skips Memorial Day and observes Martin Luther King Day every other year.
It then hastens to distinguish these interpretations from those held by "the Church as such" (49) and observes that these interpretations "have been totally and definitively rejected by the Second Vatican Council" (49).
While these algae go by the name of Caulerpa taxifolia, they are triple the size of any other known members of the species, observes Alexandre Meinesz, a Caulerpa expert at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis in France.
Observes Alley, "For three decades now knowledge of the personal suffering of dissenters and of the human rights violations associated with the `school prayer' issue have been largely confined to court records.
For him, The Man Who is not a play but a "theatrical research," by which he seeks a "language of music and gestures that would enable an audience to watch a play in the way a doctor observes his patients.
Though the children exhibited no obvious symptoms of pesticide poisoning, they're nevertheless being exposed at levels sufficient to cause functional defects," observes pediatrician Philip J.
What most scientists fail to realize, observes sociologist Susan Carol Losh of Florida State University in Tallahassee, is how many people seriously misunderstand or consciously reject many of the basic precepts and findings of science.
And because visual examination cannot distinguish which CIS cells may develop into an invasive tumor, he observes, "we therefore treat all of them as if they will.
Though scientists have hunted these structures for nearly 40 years, observes chemist Irving R.