remark

"If you see something, say something" might translate into, "If you remark something, make a remark." Remark means to notice, and it also means to comment, as in, "Keep your obnoxious remarks to yourself."

While walking in the woods, you might remark the contrast between the quiet of the woods and the noises of the city. You might make a remark about how loud it is in the city. "It's loud here too," your walking companion might remark. "Listen to all the birds and squirrels."

Definitions of remark
  1. verb
    make or write a comment on
    synonyms: comment, notice, point out
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    criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart
    find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    wisecrack
    make a comment, usually ironic
    kibbitz, kibitz
    make unwanted and intrusive comments
    censure, criminate, reprimand
    rebuke formally
    blast, crucify, pillory, savage
    criticize harshly or violently
    admonish, reprove
    take to task
    bawl out, berate, call down, call on the carpet, chew out, chew up, chide, dress down, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scathe, scold, take to task, trounce, vituperate
    censure severely or angrily
    reprehend
    express strong disapproval of
    deplore
    express strong disapproval of
    belabor, belabour
    attack verbally with harsh criticism
    come down
    criticize or reprimand harshly
    denounce
    speak out against
    blame, find fault, pick
    harass with constant criticism
    belittle, disparage, pick at
    express a negative opinion of
    nitpick
    be overly critical; criticize minor details
    assail, assault, attack, lash out, round, snipe
    attack in speech or writing
    harsh on
    criticize harshly
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    mention, note, observe
    make mention of
  2. verb
    make mention of
    synonyms: mention, note, observe
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    comment, notice, point out
    make or write a comment on
    criticise, criticize, knock, pick apart
    find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws
    wisecrack
    make a comment, usually ironic
    kibbitz, kibitz
    make unwanted and intrusive comments
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    say, state, tell
    express in words
  3. noun
    explicit notice
    “it passed without remark
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    notice, observance, observation
    the act of noticing or paying attention
  4. noun
    a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    synonyms: comment, input
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    remark made spontaneously without prior preparation
    courtesy
    a courteous or respectful or considerate remark
    gambit, ploy
    an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
    obiter dictum, passing comment
    an incidental remark
    mention, reference
    a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    observation, reflection, reflexion
    a remark expressing careful consideration
    rib
    a teasing remark
    crack, quip, sally, wisecrack
    witty remark
    barb, dig, gibe, jibe, shaft, shot, slam
    an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
    conversation stopper, stopper
    a remark to which there is no polite conversational reply
    banality, bromide, cliche, commonplace, platitude
    a trite or obvious remark
    zinger
    a striking or amusing or caustic remark
    allusion
    passing reference or indirect mention
    retrospection
    reference to things past
    name-dropping
    the practice of casually mentioning important people in order to impress your listener
    cheap shot
    an unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person
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    statement
    a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc
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