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|a small portable timepiece
|a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
|a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
|the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
|a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
|the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
|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 a basketball game
|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
|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
|observe with attention
They watched as the murderer was executed
|be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
Watch out for pickpockets!
|observe or determine by looking
Watch how the dog chases the cats away
|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
|To be awake; to be or continue without sleep; to wake; to keep vigil.
|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.