observeverb [T]uk /əbˈzɜːv/ us /-ˈzɝːv/
observe verb [T] (WATCH)
- In Istanbul, East and West fuse together in a way that is fascinating to observe.
- The satellite will observe objects that are particularly interesting astronomically.
- Some scientists believe that there is about ten times as much matter in the universe as astronomers have observed.
- The research project has been observing changes in the local population.
- Security guards are able to observe the car park using CCTV.
observe verb [T] (NOTICE)
- Did you observe the make of the vehicle?
- The inspectors observed some irregularities in his tax return.
- Did you observe anything unusual about his appearance?
- Scientists have been observing variations in the thickness of the ozone layer.
- She observed a parking space next to the entrance to the building.
observe verb [T] (SAY)
observe verb [T] (OBEY)