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Watch 1Definition: 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 2Definition: One who watches, or those who watch; a watchman, or a body of watchmen; a sentry; a guard.
Watch 3Definition: The post or office of a watchman; also, the place where a watchman is posted, or where a guard is kept.
Watch 4Definition: 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 5Definition: A small timepiece, or chronometer, to be carried about the person, the machinery of which is moved by a spring.
Watch 6Definition: An allotted portion of time,
usually four hour for standing watch, or being on deck ready for duty.
Watch 7Definition: 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 8Definition: To be awake; to be or continue without sleep; to wake; to keep vigil.
Watch 9Definition: To be attentive or vigilant; to give heed; to be on the lookout; to keep guard; to act as sentinel.
Watch 10Definition: To be expectant; to look with expectation; to wait; to seek opportunity.
Watch 11Definition: 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 12Definition: To serve the purpose of a watchman by floating properly in its place; said of a buoy.
Watch 13Definition: To give heed to; to observe the
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 14Definition: To tend; to guard; to have in keeping.
watch 15Definition: a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
watch 16Definition: a devotional watch (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
watch 17Definition: a small portable timepiece
watch 18Definition: a person employed to watch for something to happen
watch 19Definition: a period of time or hours) during which some of a
ship''s crew are on duty
watch 20Definition: the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
watch 21Definition: 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 22Definition: observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was executed"
watch 23Definition: observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog
watch 24Definition: look attentively; "watch a basketball game"
watch 25Definition: 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 26Definition: be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one''s guard, be careful; "Watch out for
watch 27Definition: 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"