- A portable or wearable timepiece.
verb (watch, es)
- More people today carry a on their wrists than in their pockets.
- A particular time period when guarding is kept.
- The second of the night began at midnight.
- A person or group of people who guard.
- The stopped the travelers at the city gates.
- (nautical) A group of sailors and officers aboard a ship or shore station with a common period of duty: starboard watch, port watch.
- (nautical) A period of time on duty, usually four hours in length; the officers and crew who tend the working of a vessel during the same watch. (FM 55–501).
- To look at, see, or view for a period of time.
Etymology: Middle English wacchen, from Old English wíÄÄan, wíÄÄe.
- Watching the clock will not make time go faster.
- I'm tired of watching TV.
- To observe something over a period of time; to notice or pay attention.
- Watch this!
- Put a little baking soda in some vinegar and what happens.
- To mind, attend, or guard.
- Please my suitcase for a minute.
- He has to the kids that afternoon.
- To be wary or cautious of someone or something.
- You should that guy. He has a reputation for lying.
- Watch your step.
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