being watched

Definition of being watched

:watched or observed carefully especially in order to prevent or detect a crime
  • He didn't know that he was being watched by the police.

Word by Word Definitions

watch play watched
  1. : to keep vigil as a devotional exercise

  2. : to be awake during the night

  3. : to be attentive or vigilant

  1. : the act of keeping awake to guard, protect, or attend

  2. : the state of being wakeful

  3. : a wake over a dead body


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