A period of close observation, often in order to discover something:
An answering service.
Wake is a pre-burial gathering of the family and friends of someone who has recently died.
A person detailed to watch; sentry
A safety device, as in machinery
The definition of awareness is a state of knowing and being informed of something.
Find another word for vigils. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for vigils, like: watches, services, wakes, lookouts, guards and awarenesses.