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Meaning of watch

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a small portable timepiece [syn: {watch}, {ticker}]
      2: a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's
         crew are on duty
      3: a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe [syn: {watch},
      4: the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on
      5: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
         [syn: {lookout}, {lookout man}, {sentinel}, {sentry},
         {watch}, {spotter}, {scout}, {picket}]
      6: the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially
         on the eve of a religious festival) [syn: {vigil}, {watch}]
      v 1: look attentively; "watch a basketball game"
      2: follow with the eyes or the mind; "Keep an eye on the baby,
         please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the
         men with the binoculars" [syn: {watch}, {observe}, {follow},
         {watch over}, {keep an eye on}]
      3: see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will
         be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a
         show on Broadway"; "see a movie" [syn: {watch}, {view},
         {see}, {catch}, {take in}]
      4: observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was
         executed" [syn: {watch}, {look on}]
      5: be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful; "Watch out for
         pickpockets!" [syn: {watch}, {look out}, {watch out}]
      6: observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog chases
         the cats away"
      7: find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by
         making an inquiry or other effort; "I want to see whether she
         speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he
         speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"
         [syn: {determine}, {check}, {find out}, {see}, {ascertain},
         {watch}, {learn}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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