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To look at or observe attentively over a period of time
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“She would watch her grandmother spend hours crocheting beautiful sweaters for friends and family.”
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To take care or charge of, especially on behalf of another
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“We hired a babysitter to watch our kids while we went out for a rare dinner alone together.”
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To keep under careful, protective, or secret observation
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“Driven by paranoia, he would use a drone to watch the movements of his wife.”
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(watch over) To stand guard over
“Security personnel are on hand to watch over the safe at all times.”
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To exercise care, caution, or restraint about
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“It's important to watch your words when you're around impressionable children.”
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To be on the lookout for
Watch for any sign of the enemy and sound the alert if necessary.”
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To direct one's gaze
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To patrol on the job, especially as an officer or guard
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Look or gaze in a lascivious or unpleasant way
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To acquire new information or skill
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To stare angrily
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To observe or undergo events contributing to one's knowledge
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Investigate or look around furtively in an attempt to find out something, especially information about someone's private affairs
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To impute meaning that is not explicitly stated
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A small timepiece worn typically on a strap on one's wrist
“I checked my watch and realized that I still had plenty of time to grab a coffee before my meeting.”
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An act or instance of carefully observing someone or something over a period of time
“Detectives have been keeping a close watch on the suspects' activities.”
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A person or group that guards or watches over someone or something
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“The castle watch would stop the travelers at the gates.”
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A fixed period of duty on a ship, typically lasting four hours
“He glanced at his wrist chrono and noticed that it was already about an hour into the next watch.”
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The police or law enforcement
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An expedition to keep watch over an area, especially by guards or police walking or driving around at regular intervals
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Formal observance of a body before funeral
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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The office or position of one acting as a guardian or conservator, especially in a legal capacity
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A soldier or other person sent out ahead of a main force so as to gather information about the enemy's position, strength, or movements
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