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Definitions of watch:
  • noun:   a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
  • noun:   a small portable timepiece
  • noun:   a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
  • noun:   the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
  • noun:   a devotional watch (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
  • noun:   a person employed to watch for something to happen
  • verb:   observe with attention
    Example: "They watched as the murderer was executed"
  • verb:   observe or determine by looking
    Example: "Watch how the dog chases the cats away"
  • verb:   look attentively
    Example: "Watch a basketball game"
  • verb:   see or watch
  • verb:   be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one's guard, be careful
    Example: "Watch out for pickpockets!"
  • verb:   follow with the eyes or the mind
    Example: "The world is watching Sarajevo"
  • verb:   find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

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See watch used in context: 63 poetry verses, 73 Shakespeare works, 4 quotations, 46 Bible passages, 101 definitions

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