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Noun
A small timepiece worn typically on a strap on one's wrist
“I looked at my watch on my wrist and screamed when I saw the time.”
Noun
An act or instance of carefully observing someone or something over a period of time
“Some medicines can be used during pregnancy if the doctor keeps a careful watch on the mother.”
Noun
A fixed period of duty on a ship, usually lasting four hours
“He glanced at his wrist chrono and saw that it was already about an hour into the next watch.”
Noun
The state of being constantly attentive and responsive to signs of activity, opportunity, or danger
“… kept a watch over the sick baby.”
Verb
Look at or observe attentively over a period of time
“I watch with thinly veiled amusement as he insistently taps her on the shoulder.”
Verb
To take charge of especially on behalf of another
“Parents can't be expected to watch their children 24 hours a day.”
Verb
Keep under careful, protective, or secret observation
“There aren't enough staff to watch him properly.”
Verb
To observe over a period of time
“… watched the situation to see if it improved.”
Verb
Exercise care, caution, or restraint about
“Health and physical energy is good but you need to take frequent breaks and watch your diet and fitness routines.”
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