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Another word for watch

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Verb
  1. To look at or on attentively or carefully

      1. To look over the parts, features, or contents of; view broadly:
      2. To look at or examine carefully and appraise:
      3. To determine the boundaries, area, or elevations of (land or structures on the earth's surface) by means of measuring angles and distances, using the techniques of geometry and trigonometry.
      1. To examine or observe with great care; inspect critically.
      1. To think of or consider in a particular way:
      2. To look at attentively; observe closely:
      3. To relate or refer to; concern:
      1. To be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention; notice:
      2. To watch attentively:
      3. To make a systematic or scientific observation of:
      1. An organ of vision or of light sensitivity.
      2. Either of a pair of hollow structures located in bony sockets of the skull, functioning together or independently, each having a lens capable of focusing incident light on an internal photosensitive retina from which nerve impulses are sent to the brain; the vertebrate organ of vision.
      3. The external, visible portion of this organ together with its associated structures, especially the eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows.
  2. To have the care and supervision of

Noun
  1. The act of observing, often for an extended time

  2. The act of carefully watching

  3. A person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

      1. A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
      2. A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients:
      3. A division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
      1. A guard, especially a soldier posted at a given spot to prevent the passage of unauthorized persons.
      2. The duty of a sentry; watch.
      1. One that keeps guard; a sentry.
      2. To watch over as a guard.
      3. To provide with a guard.
      1. One who protects; a guardian.
      2. A device that protects; a guard.
      3. A person who rules a kingdom during the minority of a sovereign.
      1. A pointed stake often driven into the ground to support a fence, secure a tent, tether animals, mark points in surveying, or, when pointed at the top, serve as a defense.
      2. A detachment of one or more troops, ships, or aircraft held in readiness or advanced to warn of an enemy's approach:
      3. A person or group of persons stationed outside a place of employment, usually during a strike, to express grievance or protest and discourage entry by nonstriking employees or customers.
      1. The act of observing or keeping watch.
      2. A high place or structure commanding a wide view, used for observation.
      3. One who keeps watch.
      1. To watch over (a place or person, for example) in order to keep from being damaged, robbed, or injured:
      2. To supervise the entry and exit through; keep watch at:
      3. To watch over so as to prevent escape or violence:
  4. A limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. An act or procedure intended to achieve an end by deceptive or fraudulent means.
      2. A mischievous action; a prank:
      3. A stupid, disgraceful, or childish act:
      1. A trip with visits to various places of interest for business, pleasure, or instruction.
      2. A group organized for such a trip or for a shorter sightseeing excursion.
      3. A brief trip to or through a place for the purpose of seeing it:
      1. A nonspatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.
      2. An interval separating two points on this continuum; a duration:
      3. A number, as of years, days, or minutes, representing such an interval:
      1. To lengthen, widen, or distend:
      2. To cause to extend from one place to another or across a given space:
      3. To make taut; tighten:
      1. To be frugal or economical in providing something; hold back:
      2. To stop or desist.
      3. To restrict (someone) in what is provided or allowed:
      1. To name or write in order the letters constituting (a word).
      2. To constitute the letters of (a word):
      3. To add up to; signify:
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. One of nine divisions or periods of a regulation game, in which each team has a turn at bat as limited by three outs.
      2. The division or period of a cricket game during which one team is at bat.
      3. An opportunity to act or speak out; a chance for accomplishment.
      1. To fasten, connect, or attach:
      2. To move or raise by pulling or jerking:
      3. To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
      1. To move or travel; proceed:
      2. To move away from a place; depart:
      3. To pursue a certain course:
      1. A contest between antagonists; a match:
      2. A period of time spent in a particular way; a spell:
    See also:

    time

  5. A watch over the body of a dead person before burial

    See also:

    ritual

Idioms:

    watch out

  1. To be careful

  2. watch over

  3. To direct and watch over the work and performance of others

Another word for watch

Noun
  1. A portable timepiece

    See also:

    clock

  2. Strict attention

  3. A period of duty or vigilance

  4. Those who keep a watch, sense 3

    See also:

    guardian

Verb
  1. To be attentive

  2. To guard

      1. A body of government employees trained in methods of law enforcement and crime prevention and detection and authorized to maintain the peace, safety, and order of the community.
      2. A body of persons with a similar organization and function:
      3. Regulation and control of the affairs of a community, especially with respect to maintenance of order, law, health, morals, safety, and other matters affecting the public welfare.
      1. A pointed stake often driven into the ground to support a fence, secure a tent, tether animals, mark points in surveying, or, when pointed at the top, serve as a defense.
      2. A detachment of one or more troops, ships, or aircraft held in readiness or advanced to warn of an enemy's approach:
      3. A person or group of persons stationed outside a place of employment, usually during a strike, to express grievance or protest and discourage entry by nonstriking employees or customers.
      1. The act of moving about an area especially by an authorized and trained person or group, for purposes of observation, inspection, or security.
      2. A person or group of persons who perform such an act.
      3. A military unit sent out on a reconnaissance or combat mission.
      1. (idiomatic) To watch and pay attention to.
    See also:

    guard