watch : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a small portable timepiece
- n a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
- n a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
- n the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
- n a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
- n the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
- v look attentively
watch a basketball game
- v follow with the eyes or the mind
The world is watching Sarajevo
- v see or watch
- v observe with attention
They watched as the murderer was executed
- v be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
- v observe or determine by looking
- v find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
- Chinese yuppies are driving the demand, buying everything from expensive watches to imported cars.
- Buying the traditional wristwatch for June graduates was once a relatively simple chore calling for little more than a choice of styles and prices.
- SPOILER ALERT: Before you read this post, grab yourself a milkno, make that a juice boxand watch last night's episode of Lost.
- Dan Gilbert in Seattle Post Intelligencer
He has gotten a free pass,Gilbert told The AP. "People have covered up for (James) for way too long. Tonight we saw who he really is. He quit. Not just in Game 5, but in Games 2, 4 and 6. Watch the tape. The Boston series was unlike...
- Steve Jobs in BBC News
In a statement at the time, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs said: "We can sit by and watch competitors steal our patented inventions, or we can do something about it. We think competition is healthy, but competitors should create their own...
- Barack Obama in Globe and Mail
Today, we have lost a courageous security guard who stood watch at this place of remembrance,President Obama said last night in a statement.