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Noun observance has 4 senses
- observation, observance, watching - the act of observing; taking a patient look
--1 is a kind of look, looking, looking at
--1 has particulars: monitoring; sighting; stargazing
- ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance - a formal event performed on a special occasion; "a ceremony commemorating Pearl Harbor"
--2 is a kind of affair, occasion, social occasion, function, social function
--2 has particulars:
- notice, observation, observance - the act of noticing or paying attention; "he escaped the notice of the police"
--3 is a kind of attention, attending
--3 has particulars: mind; remark
- honoring, observance - conformity with law or custom or practice etc.
--4 is a kind of conformity, conformation, compliance, abidance
--4 has particulars: punctilio