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watches

verb
present tense third-person singular of watch

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1 to keep one's eyes on
  • I turned my head to continue watching the bird as it flew away

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2 to take notice of and be guided by
  • watch what I do when I run into that kind of problem

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3 to pay continued close attention to (something) for a particular purpose
  • watched the situation to see if it improved

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4 to have an interest or concern for
  • you should watch what you eat if you want a long, healthy life

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5 to take charge of especially on behalf of another
  • hired a high school girl to watch their daughter until they got home from work

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watches

noun
plural of watch

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1 a person or group that watches over someone or something
  • the neighborhood crime watch

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2 an act or period of watching for signs of activity, danger, or opportunity
  • the little boy kept watch at the window for signs of Santa and his sleigh

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“Watches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/watches. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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