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Another word for observation

  1. The act of noting, observing, or taking into account

  2. The act of observing, often for an extended time

      1. A person or group of people serving, especially at night, to guard or protect.
      2. The members of a ship's crew on duty during a specific watch.
      3. A period of close observation, often in order to discover something:
      1. Close, careful examination or observation.
      2. A lengthy, searching look
      3. A careful, continuous watch; surveillance
      1. The act or practice of observing, or keeping, a law, duty, custom, rule, etc.
      2. The act or custom of keeping or celebrating a holiday or other ritual occasion.
      3. (R.C.Ch.) The rule observed by a religious order
  3. An expression of fact or opinion

Another word for observation

  1. The power of observing

      1. A quick, cursory survey or inspection
      2. A quick, comprehensive look or examination; swiftly appraising glance
      3. A quick but comprehensive survey or performance:
      1. The act of detecting or sensing something; discovering something that was hidden or disguised.
      2. The act or process of detecting; discovery:
      3. A finding out or being found out
      1. A substance, such as DNA, that is radioactively labeled or otherwise marked and used to detect or identify another substance in a sample.
      2. An exploratory action or expedition, especially one designed to investigate and obtain information on a remote or unknown region:
      3. An instrumented spacecraft for exploring the upper atmosphere, space, or a celestial body in order to get information about the environment, physical properties, etc.
      1. The act of a belligerent in stopping and searching a neutral ship for contraband
      2. (Law) The examination of a person or property, as by a law enforcement officer, for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime.
      3. An act of searching; scrutiny, inquiry, or examination in an attempt to find something, gain knowledge, establish facts, etc.
      1. (Countable) A particular instance or piece of research.
      2. Careful study of a given subject, field, or problem, undertaken to discover facts or principles.
      3. (Uncountable) Diligent inquiry or examination to seek or revise facts, principles, theories, applications, etc.; laborious or continued search after truth.
      1. The act or process of investigating:
      2. A careful search or examination; systematic inquiry
      3. A careful examination or search in order to discover facts or gain information.
      1. Close, careful examination or observation.
      2. A lengthy, searching look
      3. A careful, continuous watch; surveillance
      1. The act of inspecting.
      2. Critical examination
      3. Official examination or review, as of barracks or troops.
      1. The last step in a reasoning process; judgment, decision, or opinion formed after investigation or thought
      2. (Law) The findings of a court as to the existence of an alleged fact or the application of a particular law
      3. The result or outcome of an act or process:
      1. Esteem; regard
      2. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate:
      3. An opinion or judgment:
      1. The bust, waistline, and hip dimensions of a woman
      2. The dimension, quantity, or capacity determined by measuring:
      3. The act of measuring or the process of being measured.
      1. An interpretation or impression; an opinion or belief:
      2. The act of perceiving or the ability to perceive; mental grasp of objects, qualities, etc. by means of the senses; awareness; comprehension
      3. An insight or point of knowledge:
      1. A brief statement of a fact, experience, etc. written down for review, as an aid to memory, or to inform someone else; memorandum
      2. The characteristic vocal sound made by a songbird or other animal:
      3. The sign of a particular quality or emotion:
      1. The state or quality of being heedful.
      1. Close attention; careful notice
      1. A factor to be considered in forming a judgment or decision:
      2. (Law) Something of value given or done in exchange for something of value given or done by another, in order to make a binding contract; inducement for a contract
      3. A result of considering; an opinion or a judgment:
      1. (Film, Theater) Something, as a piece of tape or a chalked line, indicating an actor's predetermined position on a stage or set
      2. A letter or figure used in schools, etc. to show quality of work or behavior; grade
      3. (Computers) A character or feature in a file, record, or data stream used to locate a specific point or condition.
      1. A height from which to view surroundings
      2. An elevated place that affords an extensive view:
      1. Good wishes expressing such sentiment:
      2. Respect, affection, or esteem:
      3. A particular point or aspect; respect:
      1. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
      2. An examination using the eyes; a look:
      3. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
      1. The act by which something is noticed.
  2. A remark