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Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for a person or group that guards or watches over someone or something
“The castle watch would stop the travelers at the gates.”
Noun
Plural for 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.”
Verb
To look at or observe attentively over a period of time
“She would watch her grandmother spend hours crocheting beautiful sweaters for friends and family.”
Verb
To take care or charge of, especially on behalf of another
“We hired a babysitter to watch our kids while we went out for a rare dinner alone together.”
Verb
To keep under careful, protective, or secret observation
“Driven by paranoia, he would use a drone to watch the movements of his wife.”
Verb
(watch over) To stand guard over
“Security personnel are on hand to watch over the safe at all times.”
Verb
To exercise care, caution, or restraint about
“It's important to watch your words when you're around impressionable children.”
Verb
To be on the lookout for
Watch for any sign of the enemy and sound the alert if necessary.”
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