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watch

watch

 
 
pronunciation:
wach
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
watch out
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part of speech: noun
definition: a small clock that people often wear on their wrist.
 
similar words:
clock
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: watched, watches, watching
definition 1: to follow a moving image with your eyes and give it your attention.
I watched the people walking down the street.The TV was on, but I wasn't watching it.
antonyms:
ignore
similar words:
drink in, examine, observe, see
definition 2: to guard or give close attention to.
My sister is watching the children for me today.
synonyms:
guard
similar words:
look after, protect, take care of
phrase: watch out
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