Meaning of “observe” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /əbˈzɜːv/

B2 to watch someone or something carefully:

Children learn by observing adults.
NOTICE formal

to notice something

SAY formal

to make a remark about something you have noticed:

"It's still raining," he observed.

to obey a law, rule, or religious custom:

to observe the law

(Definition of “observe” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)