Definitions for watch

Definitions for (noun) watch

Main entry: watch, vigil

Definition: a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe

Main entry: vigil, watch

Definition: the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)

Main entry: watch, ticker

Definition: a small portable timepiece

Main entry: lookout, lookout man, picket, sentinel, sentry, scout, spotter, watch

Definition: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

Main entry: watch

Definition: a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

Main entry: watch

Definition: the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty

Definitions for (verb) watch

Main entry: see, learn, determine, ascertain, check, watch, find out

Definition: find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

Usage: I want to see whether she speaks French; See whether it works; find out if he speaks Russian; Check whether the train leaves on time

Main entry: watch, look on

Definition: observe with attention

Usage: They watched as the murderer was executed

Main entry: watch

Definition: observe or determine by looking

Usage: Watch how the dog chases the cats away

Main entry: watch

Definition: look attentively

Usage: watch a basketball game

Main entry: see, watch, view, take in, catch

Definition: see or watch

Usage: view a show on television; This program will be seen all over the world; view an exhibition; Catch a show on Broadway; see a movie

Main entry: watch, watch out, look out

Definition: be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful

Usage: Watch out for pickpockets!

Main entry: keep an eye on, follow, observe, watch, watch over

Definition: follow with the eyes or the mind

Usage: Keep an eye on the baby, please!; The world is watching Sarajevo; She followed the men with the binoculars

Visual thesaurus for watch