watch

Part of speech: verb

To observe closely; keep in view; guard.

Part of speech: verb

To be on the alert; be wakeful; serve as a watchman.

Part of speech: verb

To wait expectantly; followed by for.

Part of speech: noun

Vigilant observation; wakefulness.

Part of speech: noun

A watcher; watchman; guard; also, watchmen collectively.

Part of speech: noun

The period of time that one set of men is on duty; a division of the night; also, the men on duty.

Part of speech: noun

A pocket mechanism for keeping time.

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Usage examples "watch":

  1. " We are in plenty of time," Terence said, looking at his watch. - "With Moore At Corunna", G. A. Henty.
  2. I want to watch your face. - "The Wealth of Echindul", Noel Miller Loomis.
  3. If Unc' Jefferson were here he'd say, 'Bettah watch out! - "The Valiants of Virginia", Hallie Erminie Rives.