watch

watch
v
1. look, observe, view, regard, see; look at, take in, gaze at, look on, Inf. spectate, eye, ogle, gape, stare at; notice, perceive, espy, detect, descry, sight; contemplate, behold, inspect, make note of, take stock of, scrutinize; survey, scan, examine, pore over, Inf. size up; mark, remark, glimpse, glance; look after, keep an eye on, follow, Inf. keep tabs on, keep in sight, hold in view, spy upon, reconnoiter.
2. take care, be careful, be attentive, watch out, pay attention, heed; be on guard, be on the lookout, Inf. keep one's eyes peeled, keep one's eyes open; be watchful, be on the alert, be vigilant, keep one's ears to the ground, look lively, keep one's eye on the ball.
3. keep watch, stand guard, keep watch and ward, mount guard; patrol, police, go on one's beat; secure, preserve, safeguard.
4. guard, watch over, protect, keep, shelter, cover; mind, tend, oversee, superintend, look over, overlook; foster, shepherd, nurse, mother, attend, minister; chaperon, escort, accompany, convoy, conduct; look after, see after, take care of, care for, Inf. baby-sit, Inf. sit for.
5. watch for
look for, wait for, await, wait upon; watch out for, look forward to, anticipate, expect, count on, reckon on, be ready for, have in prospect.
n
6. observation, regard, consideration, contemplation, Inf. the eye; inspection, scrutiny, survey, study, observance, examination, overview; surveillance, view, oversight.
7. guard, lookout, watch and ward, sharp eye, watching; vigilance, watchfulness, watchful eye, weather eye; monitoring, guardedness, attention, alertness, atten-tiveness, wariness; vigil, wake, Eccles. pernoctation, Obs. pervigilation; custody, safeguard, safekeeping, stewardship, guardianship, charge, supervision.
8. timepiece, wrist watch, clock, pocket watch, stopwatch, chronometer, chronograph; timekeeper, timer, Inf. ticker; horologe, sundial, calendar watch.
9. sentry, sentinel, guard, patrolman. See watchman

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