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Watch 1

Definition: The act of watching; forbearance of sleep; vigil; wakeful, vigilant, or constantly observant attention; close observation; guard; preservative or preventive vigilance; formerly, a watching or guarding by night.

Watch 2

Definition: One who watches, or those who watch; a watchman, or a body of watchmen; a sentry; a guard.

Watch 3

Definition: The post or office of a watchman; also, the place where a watchman is posted, or where a guard is kept.

Watch 4

Definition: The period of the night during which a person does duty as a sentinel, or guard; the time from the placing of a sentinel till his relief; hence, a division of the night.

Watch 5

Definition: A small timepiece, or chronometer, to be carried about the person, the machinery of which is moved by a spring.

Watch 6

Definition: An allotted portion of time, usually four hour for standing watch, or being on deck ready for duty. Cf. Dogwatch.

Watch 7

Definition: That part, usually one half, of the officers and crew, who together attend to the working of a vessel for an allotted time, usually four hours. The watches are designated as the port watch, and the starboard watch.

Watch 8

Definition: To be awake; to be or continue without sleep; to wake; to keep vigil.

Watch 9

Definition: To be attentive or vigilant; to give heed; to be on the lookout; to keep guard; to act as sentinel.

Watch 10

Definition: To be expectant; to look with expectation; to wait; to seek opportunity.

Watch 11

Definition: To remain awake with any one as nurse or attendant; to attend on the sick during the night; as, to watch with a man in a fever.

Watch 12

Definition: To serve the purpose of a watchman by floating properly in its place; said of a buoy.

Watch 13

Definition: To give heed to; to observe the actions or motions of, for any purpose; to keep in view; not to lose from sight and observation; as, to watch the progress of a bill in the legislature.

Watch 14

Definition: To tend; to guard; to have in keeping.

watch 15

Definition: a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe

watch 16

Definition: a devotional watch (especially on the eve of a religious festival)

watch 17

Definition: a small portable timepiece

watch 18

Definition: a person employed to watch for something to happen

watch 19

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

watch 20

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

watch 21

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

watch 22

Definition: observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was executed"

watch 23

Definition: observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog chases the cats away"

watch 24

Definition: look attentively; "watch a basketball game"

watch 25

Definition: see or watch; "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"

watch 26

Definition: be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one''s guard, be careful; "Watch out for pickpockets!"

watch 27

Definition: follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"


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