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watch

 
Noun watch has 6 senses
  1. watch, ticker - a small portable timepiece
    --1 is a kind of timepiece, timekeeper
    --1 has parts:
     crystal, watch crystal, watch glass; face; movement; watch case
    --1 has particulars:
     analog watch; digital watch; hunter, hunting watch; pendulum watch; pocket watch; stem-winder; wristwatch, wrist watch
  2. watch - a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
    --2 is a kind of
    shift, work shift, duty period
    --2 has particulars:
     dogwatch; graveyard watch, middle watch, midwatch, night watch
  3. watch, vigil - a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
    --3 is a kind of surveillance
    --3 has particulars: listening watch, continuous receiver watch; spying
    Derived forms: verb watch2, verb watch3, verb watch6, verb watch4, verb watch1
  4. watch - the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
    --4 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
  5. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket - a person employed to watch for something to happen
    --5 is a kind of watchman, watcher, security guard
    Derived form: verb watch5
  6. vigil, watch - a devotional watch (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
    --6 is a kind of rite, religious rite
    --6 has particulars: wake, viewing; agrypnia
Verb watch has 7 senses
  1. watch - look attentively; "watch a basketball game"
    Derived forms: noun watch3, noun watcher1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye on - 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"
    --2 is one way to check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into
    Derived form: noun watch3
    Sample sentence:
    The children watch the ball
  3. watch, view, see, catch, take in - 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"
    --3 is one way to watch
    Derived form: noun watch3
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue watch the movie
  4. watch, look on - observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was executed"
    Derived forms: noun watcher1, noun watch3, noun watching1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    => Somebody ----s something
  5. watch, look out, watch out - be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one's guard, be careful; "Watch out for pickpockets!"
    Derived forms: noun watcher2, noun watch5
    Sample sentences:
    The men watch the area for animals
    The men watch for animals in the area
  6. watch - observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog chases the cats away"
    Derived form: noun watch3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s whether INFINITIVE
  7. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn - 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"
    Sample sentence:
    They watch whether there was a traffic accident
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