Definition of watch for
1 : to look for (someone or something expected) She watches for her school bus from inside her house. The doctors watched for signs of the disease.
2 : to look for (something that one wants to get or use) She is always watching for sales.
Word by Word Definitions
: to keep vigil as a devotional exercise
: to be awake during the night
: to be attentive or vigilant
: the act of keeping awake to guard, protect, or attend
: the state of being wakeful
: a wake over a dead body
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