Synonyms for observation:

Sense 1

cooperation, examination, give and take, comparison, two-way street, integrity, legalism, hint, knowledge, complaisance, espial, opiate, obiter dictum.

Sense 2

literature, judgment, look, opium, watch, comment.

Sense 3

heed, cognizance.

Sense 5


Sense 15




Other synonyms and related words:

comparison, advertency, espial, observance, hint, card, mirror image, heed, watch, contemplation, bill, cognizance, posting, eye, sentence, advertence, honoring, literature, adherence, note, rumination, reflectivity, consciousness, notification, ceremony, order, obiter dictum, awareness, opiate, look, thoughtfulness, judgment, placard, expression, remark, ceremonial occasion, legalism, ear, ceremonial, musing, conformity, knowledge, keeping, mark, generality, examination, poster, annotation, utterance, compliance, reflexion, conformance, obedience, comment.

Sense 2 (noun)

integrity, cooperation, give and take, complaisance, legalism.

Sense 3 (noun)

cognizance, knowledge, espial.

Sense 4 (noun)

watch, awareness.

Sense 5 (noun)

obiter dictum.

answer (noun)


attention (noun)

concentration, attentiveness, concern, notice, enrapture, caution, mindfulness, attention, fascination, entrancement, rapture, regardfulness, consideration, interest, heedfulness, immersion, alertness, watchfulness, diligence, intentness, care, scrutiny, engrossment, absorption.

attention, scrutiny (noun)

examination, information, watching, cognizance, remark, knowledge, note, inspection, mark, consideration, heedfulness, perception, notice.

comment on something scrutinized (noun)

opinion, obiter dictum, reflection, thought, utterance, annotation.

communication (noun)

reflexion, reflection.

comparison (noun)


evidence (noun)

documentation, validation, demonstration, statement, proof, counter-evidence, quotation, information, certification, exhibit, data, deposition, manifestation, determination, exemplification, indication, substantiation, illustration, specimen, attestation, fact, confirmation, support, declaration, testimony, establishment, connotation, evidence, authentication, corroboration.

idea (noun)

image, plan, ideation, conception, inspiration, notion, theory, design, supposition, opinion, perception, concept, brainstorm, inkling, thought, vision, principle, idea, reflection.

inspection (noun)

open house.

lookout (noun)


observation (noun)

reflection, observance, watching, notice, reflexion.

vision (noun)

outlook, discernment, watching, eyesight, inspection, sight, viewpoint, regarding, Witnessing, seeing.

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