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Synonyms for watch

look at

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spy on

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be careful about

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watch out for something or someone

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  • keep a sharp lookout for
  • look out for
  • be alert for
  • be on the alert for
  • keep your eyes open for
  • be on your guard for
  • be on (the) watch for
  • be vigilant for
  • keep a weather eye open for
  • be watchful for
  • keep your eyes peeled or skinned for

watch out or watch it or watch yourself

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  • be careful
  • look out
  • be wary
  • be alert
  • be on the lookout
  • be vigilant
  • take heed
  • have a care
  • be on the alert
  • watch yourself
  • keep your eyes open
  • be watchful
  • be on your guard
  • mind out
  • be on (the) watch
  • keep a sharp lookout
  • keep a weather eye open
  • keep your eyes peeled or skinned
  • pay attention

watch over something or someone: look after

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superintend

Synonyms for watch

to look at or on attentively or carefully

to have the care and supervision of

watch out: to be careful

watch over: to direct and watch over the work and performance of others

the act of observing, often for an extended time

the act of carefully watching

a person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

a watch over the body of a dead person before burial

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Synonyms for watch

a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe

the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty

a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)

observe with attention

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find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

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Darren said then he had been keeping watch while Ellis and I went in looking for cars.
Ten people were arrested by officers keeping watch on major roads into Cheshire.
She attributed her defensive-oriented style to keeping watch over a young defense behind her.
Since the events of the mid-90s, the association has been keeping watch on issues affecting camps and camping in the state and has worked to maintain close ties to legislators.
And became the afro-topped, ever vigilant Earth-mother, keeping watch over tomorrow's Dredlocked children.
People are upset and are keeping watch on their dogs.
Spy cameras are keeping watch on the Scottish Border.
Astronomers are keeping watch in the hope of making the discovery.
No one wants to be stolen from and keeping watch during the day isn't enough anymore.
The Lyons are now keeping watch in case the bear returns.
In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night.