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[n] a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
[n] a devotional watch (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
[n] a small portable timepiece
[n] a person employed to watch for something to happen
[n] a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
[n] the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
[v] 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"
[v] observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was executed"
[v] observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog chases the cats away"
[v] look attentively; "watch a basketball game"
[v] 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"
[v] be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one's guard, be careful; "Watch out for pickpockets!"
[v] 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"


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