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watch

 (wŏch)
v. watched, watch·ing, watch·es
v.intr.
1. To look or observe attentively or carefully; be closely observant: watching for trail markers.
2. To look and wait expectantly or in anticipation: watch for an opportunity.
3. To act as a spectator; look on: stood by the road and watched.
4. To stay awake at night while serving as a guard, sentinel, or watcher.
5. To stay alert as a devotional or religious exercise; keep vigil.
v.tr.
1. To look at steadily; observe carefully or continuously: watch a parade.
2. To guard, keep surveillance on, or spy on: watched the prisoner all day; watched the house to see who came and went.
3. To observe the course of mentally; keep up on or informed about: watch the price of gold.
4. To pay close attention to or be careful about, especially with regard to propriety: watched his manners.
5. To tend or take care of (children or a flock of sheep, for example). See Synonyms at tend2.
n.
1. The act or process of keeping awake or mentally alert, especially for the purpose of guarding.
2.
a. The act of observing closely or the condition of being closely observed; surveillance.
b. A period of close observation, often in order to discover something: a watch during the child's illness.
3. A person or group of people serving, especially at night, to guard or protect.
4. The post or period of duty of a guard, sentinel, or watcher.
5. Any of the periods into which the night is divided; a part of the night.
6. Nautical
a. Any of the periods of time, usually four hours, into which the day aboard ship is divided and during which a part of the crew is assigned to duty.
b. The members of a ship's crew on duty during a specific watch.
c. A chronometer on a ship.
7.
a. A period of wakefulness, especially one observed as a religious vigil.
b. A funeral wake.
8. A small portable timepiece, especially one worn on the wrist or carried in the pocket.
9. A flock of nightingales.
Phrasal Verbs:
watch out
To be careful or on the alert; take care.
watch over
To be in charge of; superintend.
Idioms:
watch it
To be careful: had to watch it when I stepped onto the ice.
watch (one's) step
1. To act or proceed with care and caution.
2. To behave as is demanded, required, or appropriate.

[Middle English wacchen, from Old English wæccan, to watch, be awake; see weg- in Indo-European roots.]

watch out

vb
(intr, adverb) to be careful or on one's guard
n
a less common word for lookout1
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.watch out - be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful; "Watch out for pickpockets!"
beware, mind - be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to; "Beware of telephone salesmen"
keep one's eyes open, keep one's eyes peeled, keep one's eyes skinned - pay attention; be watchful; "Keep your eyes peeled for any policemen"
look after - keep under careful scrutiny; "Keep an eye on this prisoner!"

watch

verb
1. To look at or on attentively or carefully:
2. To have the care and supervision of:
Idioms: keep an eye on, look out for, take care of, take under one's wing.
phrasal verb
watch out
To be careful:
Idioms: be on guard, be on the lookout, keep an eye peeled , take care.
phrasal verb
watch over
To direct and watch over the work and performance of others:
noun
1. The act of observing, often for an extended time:
2. The act of carefully watching:
Idiom: watch and ward.
3. A person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example:
4. A limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity:
bout, go, hitch, inning (often used in plural), shift, spell, stint, stretch, time, tour, trick, turn.
5. A watch over the body of a dead person before burial:
Translations
إحْتَرِس! إنْتَبِه!يَحْتَرِسُ مِنْ
dát (si) pozor
passe på
varoa
paziti
gæta sín
気をつける
주의하다
se upp
ระมัดระวัง
dikkat etmekdikkatli olmak
coi chừng

w>watch out

vi
(= look carefully)Ausschau halten, ausschauen (for sb/sth nach jdm/etw); a newcomer to watch out forein Neuling, auf den man achten sollte
(= be careful)aufpassen, achtgeben (→ for auf +acc); there were hundreds of policemen watching out for trouble at the matchbei dem Spiel waren hunderte or Hunderte von Polizisten, die aufpassten, dass es nicht zu Zwischenfällen kam; watch out!Achtung!, Vorsicht!; you’d better watch out! (threat) → pass bloß auf!, nimm dich in Acht!, sieh dich ja vor!; watch out for himnimm dich vor ihm in Acht

watch

(wotʃ) noun
1. a small instrument for telling the time by, worn on the wrist or carried in the pocket of a waistcoat etc. He wears a gold watch; a wrist-watch.
2. a period of standing guard during the night. I'll take the watch from two o'clock till six.
3. in the navy etc, a group of officers and men who are on duty at a given time. The night watch come(s) on duty soon.
verb
1. to look at (someone or something). He was watching her carefully; He is watching television.
2. to keep a lookout (for). They've gone to watch for the ship coming in; Could you watch for the postman?
3. to be careful of (someone or something). Watch (that) you don't fall off!; Watch him! He's dangerous.
4. to guard or take care of. Watch the prisoner and make sure he doesn't escape; Please watch the baby while I go shopping.
5. to wait for (a chance, opportunity etc). Watch your chance, and then run.
ˈwatcher noun
ˈwatchful adjective
alert and cautious. watchful eyes; If you are watchful you will not be robbed.
ˈwatchfully adverb
ˈwatchfulness noun
ˈwatchdog noun
a dog which guards someone's property etc. We leave a watchdog in our office at night to scare away thieves.
ˈwatchmaker noun
a person who makes and repairs watches, clocks etc.
ˈwatchman noun
(often ˌnight-ˈwatchman) a man employed to guard a building etc against thieves, especially at night. The bank-robbers shot the (night-)watchman.
ˈwatchtower noun
an old word for a tower on which a lookout is posted.
ˈwatchword noun
a motto or slogan used by members of a group of people who think (or act) alike. Let freedom be our watchword!
keep watch
to be on guard. He kept watch while the other soldiers slept.
watch one's step
to be careful what one does or says. He's in a bad mood, so watch your step and don't say anything wrong!
watch out (with for)
to be careful (of). Watch out for the cars!; Watch out! The police are coming!
watch over
to guard or take care of. The mother bird is watching over her young.

watch out

يَحْتَرِسُ مِنْ dát (si) pozor passe på aufpassen φυλάγομαι prestar atención varoa faire attention paziti fare attenzione 気をつける 주의하다 uitkijken se opp uważać ter cuidado, tomar cuidado остерегаться se upp ระมัดระวัง dikkat etmek coi chừng 提防
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