English dictionary definition of:

watch


Noun

  • a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
  • the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
  • a small portable timepiece
  • a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
  • a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
  • the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty

Verb

  • find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
  • observe with attention
  • observe or determine by looking
  • look attentively
  • see or watch
  • be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
  • follow with the eyes or the mind

Thesaurus

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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Using tch to spell the /ch/ sound and learn about the word watch in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

View spelling list wa words and learn about the word watch in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .

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Scrabble score for watch


Scrabble score = 13

generated at 16:06:42 on 18-11-19

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