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Synonyms for watch
wɒtʃwatch

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term watch.

Wiktionary

  1. watchnoun

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  2. watchnoun

    To be awake.

    More people today carry a watch on their wrists than in their pockets.

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  3. watchverb

    To look at, see, or view for a period of time.

    The second watch of the night began at midnight.

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  4. watchnoun

    A person or group of people who guard.

    The watch stopped the travelers at the city gates.

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  5. watchnoun

    To mind, attend, or guard.

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  6. watchnoun

    To be wary or cautious of.

    You should watch that guy. He has a reputation for lying.

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  7. watchverb

    To attend to dangers to or regarding.

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  8. watchverb

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  9. watchverb

    For some must watch, while some must sleep: So runs the world away.

    Antonyms:
    ignore

  10. watchverb

    Antonyms:
    ignore

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. watch

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, tolerate, wait

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. watch

    Synonyms:
    wait, wake, contemplate, observe, note, tend, guard

    Antonyms:
    disregard, overlook, misobserve

Princeton's WordNet

  1. watch, tickernoun

    a small portable timepiece

    Synonyms:
    spotter, scout, lookout man, lookout, heart, pump, picket, ticker, vigil, sentinel, stock ticker, sentry

  2. watchnoun

    a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty

    Synonyms:
    spotter, scout, lookout man, lookout, picket, ticker, vigil, sentinel, sentry

  3. watch, vigilnoun

    a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe

    Synonyms:
    spotter, scout, lookout man, lookout, picket, ticker, vigil, sentinel, sentry

  4. watchnoun

    the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty

    Synonyms:
    spotter, scout, lookout man, lookout, picket, ticker, vigil, sentinel, sentry

  5. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picketnoun

    a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

    Synonyms:
    piquet, ticker, sentry, pale, scout, observation post, observatory, pathfinder, finder, talent scout, lookout station, guide, outlook, lookout, spotter, observation tower, picket, vigil, lookout man, discoverer, sentinel

  6. vigil, watchverb

    the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)

    Synonyms:
    spotter, scout, lookout man, lookout, picket, ticker, vigil, sentinel, sentry

  7. watchverb

    look attentively

    "watch a basketball game"

    Synonyms:
    see, ascertain, keep an eye on, look on, find out, watch over, determine, look out, watch out, observe, view, take in, catch, check, follow, learn

  8. watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye onverb

    follow with the eyes or the mind

    "Keep an eye on the baby, please!"; "The world is watching Sarajevo"; "She followed the men with the binoculars"

    Synonyms:
    conform to, detect, take in, play along, postdate, come, espouse, travel along, keep an eye on, watch out, fall out, find, view, adopt, notice, come after, comply, keep, pursue, abide by, determine, see, find out, look on, be, remark, keep abreast, celebrate, watch over, stick with, take note, honor, take after, keep up, survey, look out, follow, stick to, observe, surveil, honour, mention, succeed, respect, accompany, ascertain, catch, maintain, trace, learn, discover, note, check

  9. watch, view, see, catch, take inverb

    see or watch

    "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie"

    Synonyms:
    ensure, project, receive, bring in, interpret, look out, make, look, experience, get word, visualise, have, assure, image, fancy, overhear, go steady, look on, cod, learn, absorb, run into, discover, escort, keep an eye on, draw, earn, examine, bewitch, pick up, visit, adopt, reckon, trance, fascinate, consider, collect, gather in, come across, get a line, gull, get wind, enamor, becharm, take care, take up, gain, watch out, put one across, invite, control, ascertain, insure, attend, take hold of, date, realize, sop up, check, consume, meet, go out, witness, pull in, fool, take, catch up with, catch, construe, find out, see, suck, befool, regard, entrance, visualize, picture, suck in, grab, find, captivate, go through, take in, enamour, get, view, capture, enchant, soak up, watch over, dupe, hitch, overtake, put on, arrest, hear, follow, realise, envision, determine, beguile, encounter, trip up, clear, slang, figure, suck up, look at, see to it, understand, run across, put one over, ingest, assimilate, observe, imbibe, charm

  10. watch, look onverb

    observe with attention

    "They watched as the murderer was executed"

    Synonyms:
    watch over, view, look upon, repute, esteem, observe, learn, catch, check, take in, look on, follow, regard as, ascertain, look out, find out, think of, take to be, watch out, determine, see, keep an eye on

  11. watch, look out, watch outverb

    be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful

    "Watch out for pickpockets!"

    Synonyms:
    watch over, view, observe, learn, catch, check, take in, look on, follow, ascertain, look out, find out, watch out, determine, see, keep an eye on

  12. watchverb

    observe or determine by looking

    "Watch how the dog chases the cats away"

    Synonyms:
    see, ascertain, keep an eye on, look on, find out, watch over, determine, look out, watch out, observe, view, take in, catch, check, follow, learn

  13. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learnverb

    find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

    "I want to see whether she speaks French"; "See whether it works"; "find out if he speaks Russian"; "Check whether the train leaves on time"

    Synonyms:
    encounter, ensure, take, read, hold in, jibe, look out, look, experience, tick off, visualise, square up, gibe, assure, image, hold, run across, moderate, look on, learn, checker, condition, check out, run into, discover, regulate, escort, keep an eye on, stop, examine, pick up, memorize, visit, hear, chequer, observe, fix, mold, consider, study, con, tally, come across, regard, define, get a line, suss out, instruct, get wind, check off, check over, take care, watch out, match, check up on, control, look into, ascertain, mark, insure, attend, date, realize, go over, train, check, hold back, specify, interpret, meet, go out, witness, memorise, set, fancy, catch, decide, construe, find out, see, discipline, square off, limit, visualize, picture, find, catch out, go through, take in, correspond, curb, view, influence, project, watch over, fit, arrest, check into, follow, contain, get word, envision, determine, larn, make up one's mind, retard, crack, turn back, go steady, figure, acquire, see to it, break, understand, delay, teach, reckon, shape, settle, tick, realise, agree, mark off

Matched Categories

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. watchnoun

    Synonyms:
    vigil, outlook, attention, watcher, patrol, watchman, sentry, perdue, picket, guard, sentinel, vedette, guardsman, argus

  2. watchnoun

    Synonyms:
    horologe

  3. watchverb

    Synonyms:
    keep vigil, be on the lookout, keep guard

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How to use watch in a sentence?

  1. Goldman Sachs:

    The next few days will be key to watch.

  2. Merrick Garland:

    As I stated during my confirmation hearing, political or other improper considerations must play no role in any investigative or prosecutorial decisions. These principles that have long been held as sacrosanct by the DOJ career workforce will be vigorously guarded on my watch, and any failure to live up to them will be met with strict accountability, there are important questions that must be resolved in connection with an effort by the department to obtain records related to Members of Congress and Congressional staff.

  3. Ash Barty:

    If people can watch my matches, great. If they can't, they can't. That's up to the broadcasters, not me.

  4. Alexis Thompson:

    There were no novel side effects identified that related either to the LentiGlobin vector or the gene therapy procedure itself, we clearly want to watch for a much more extended period of time to be sure that there are no additional safety concerns.

  5. Wade Payne/Invision/AP:

    In all my writing, I’ve never made judgments, i think that’s my secret. I’m a witness. I just watch everything and don’t decide if it’s good or bad.


Translations for watch

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • horlosie, wagAfrikaans
  • حارس, ساعة, رصد, شاهد, حرس, حذر, راقبArabic
  • qol saatıAzerbaijani
  • нару́чны гадзіннік, гадзіннік, глядзець, паглядзецьBelarusian
  • часо́вник, гледам, наблюдавамBulgarian
  • ঘড়িBengali
  • rellotge, guarda, guardià, mirarCatalan, Valencian
  • hlídka, hodinky, dávat pozor, dívat se, sledovat, hlídatCzech
  • oriadur, gwylio, edrychWelsh
  • vagt, armbåndsur, holde øje med, vogte på, se, se efter, iagttageDanish
  • Wache, Uhr, Armbanduhr, zusehen, beobachten, ansehen, überwachen, sehen, aufpassenGerman
  • φρουρός, βάρδια, ρολόι, σκοπός, παρακολουθώ, προσέχωGreek
  • brakhorloĝo, spektiEsperanto
  • reloj, mirar, tener cuidado, observar, vigilarSpanish
  • käekell, kell, vaatamaEstonian
  • erloju, ordulariBasque
  • ساعت, نگهبان, پاس, دیده‌بان, نگاه کردن, تماشا‌کردن, پاییدن, نگاه‌کردنPersian
  • vahti, kello, rannekello, vartio, taskukello, katsella, tarkkailla, vahtia, katsoa, olla varuillaanFinnish
  • urFaroese
  • montre, garde, poste, regarder, faire attention, prendre garde, observer, surveiller, faire gaffeFrench
  • uaireadóir, fairIrish
  • uaireadair, faire, freiceadan, coimheadScottish Gaelic
  • reloxo, mirar, vixiarGalician
  • אשמורת, שָׁעוֹןHebrew
  • घड़ी, देखनाHindi
  • óra, figyel, vigyáz, nézHungarian
  • ժամ, ժամացույց, դիտել, նայելArmenian
  • jam tanganIndonesian
  • horlojeto, regardarIdo
  • úrIcelandic
  • sorveglianza, guardia, orologio, osservare, tenere d'occhio, vigilare, guardare, sorvegliareItalian
  • 腕時計, 時計, 警戒, 懐中時計, 見る, 見張る, 観察, 見守るJapanese
  • მაჯის საათი, ყურებაGeorgian
  • នាឡិកាដៃ, មើលKhmer
  • ಗಡಿಯಾರKannada
  • 시계, 時計, 관찰하다Korean
  • demjimêr, کات ژمێر, saet, سه‌عات, ته‌مه‌شاکردن, ته‌ماشاکردن, بینینKurdish
  • horologium armillare, spectō, specio, aspicio, teneo, cōnspiciōLatin
  • WuechtLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ໂມງLao
  • laikrodis, žiūrėtiLithuanian
  • pulkstenis, laikrādis, meklētLatvian
  • watiMāori
  • гледаMacedonian
  • കാവല്‍ നില്‍ക്കുക, കാണുകMalayalam
  • jam tanganMalay
  • လက်ပတ်နာရီ, နာရီBurmese
  • armbåndsurNorwegian
  • wacht, horloge, opletten, uitkijken, kijkenDutch
  • vakt, klokke, ur, observere, passe på, se påNorwegian
  • zegarek, wachta, straż, oglądać, obserwować, pilnowaćPolish
  • relógio de bolso, vigia, guarda, relógio, relógio de pulso, ver, observar, vigiar, [[tomar]]/[[ter]] [[cuidado]], assistirPortuguese
  • qhawayQuechua
  • ceas, strajă, străjer, gardă, tură, urmări, veghea, avea grijă, păzi, priviRomanian
  • ва́хта, дежу́рство, дозо́р, сто́рож, нару́чные часы́, часы́, стра́жа, карау́л, карау́льный, часово́й, смотреть, наблюдать, сторожить, бдеть, глядеть, следить, охранятьRussian
  • dežurstvo, vreme, dežuranje, часовник, časovnik, čas, straža, гледати, gledatiSerbo-Croatian
  • hodinky, dívať, pozerať, hľadať, sledovaťSlovak
  • zapestna ura, ura, gledati, opazovatiSlovene
  • orë dore, orë, shoh, shikojAlbanian
  • vaktpatrull, armbandsur, vakt, klocka, vaktpass, betrakta, iaktta, vara försiktig, se på, observera, ta sig i aktSwedish
  • kutazamaSwahili
  • చేతి గడియారం, కాపలాదారు, కాపు ఉండుTelugu
  • นาฬิกา, ชมThai
  • relosTagalog
  • bekçi, kol saatı, nöbetçi, gözlemlemek, göz kulak olmak, seyretmek, izlemek, dikkat etmek, bakmak, gözetmekTurkish
  • нару́чний годи́нник, годи́нник, дивитисяUkrainian
  • گھڑیUrdu
  • đồng hồ đeo tay, đồng hồ, cái đồng hồ, xemVietnamese
  • זייגערלYiddish

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