Remark vs Observance - What's the difference?
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Remark is a related term of observance.
As nouns the difference between remark and observance
is that remark
is act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation or remark
can be a mark that replaces another mark while observance
is the practice of complying with a law, custom, command or rule.
As a verb remark
is to make a remark or remarks; to comment or remark
can be to mark again (a piece of work).
From (etyl) remarquer, from ; see mark.
Act of pointing out or attentively noticing; notice or observation.
The expression, in speech or writing, of something remarked or noticed; the mention of that which is worthy of attention or notice; hence, also, a casual observation, comment, or statement; as, a pertinent remark.
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To make a remark or remarks; to comment.
To mark in a notable manner; to distinguish clearly; to make noticeable or conspicuous; to point out.
- Thou art a man remarked to taste a mischief.
To take notice of, or to observe, mentally.
To express in words or writing, as observed or noticed; to state; to say; -- often with a substantive clause
- His manacles remark him; there he sits.
- He remarked that it was time to go.
A mark that replaces another mark.
To mark again (a piece of work).
* observaunce (obsolete)
The practice of complying with a law, custom, command or rule
The custom of celebrating a holiday or similar occasion
Observation or the act of watching
(religion) A rule governing a religious order, especially in the Roman Catholic church