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1. watch

verb. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] look attentively.

Synonyms

  • witness
  • see
  • rubberneck
  • view
  • catch
  • take in
  • observe

Antonyms

  • disorient
  • deregulate
  • dispose
  • indispose

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Words that Rhyme with Watch

  • stauch
  • plauche
  • brauch
  • blauch
  • yauch
  • wach
  • rauch
  • mauch
  • koch
  • jauch
  • hauch
  • gauch
  • bauch
  • auch

How do you pronounce watch?

Pronounce watch as wɔʧ.

US - How to pronounce watch in American English

UK - How to pronounce watch in British English

How to spell watch? Is it wach? Or woch? Common misspellings are:

  • wach
  • woch

Example sentences of the word watch


1. Noun, singular or mass
You will see the watch begin to move after this time.

2. Verb, base form
You will want to watch the beams on the wall.

Quotes containing the word watch


1. The guys in my band are great-we watch movies, we eat pizza, take walks, read books. Everybody has a really great sense of humor. And my boyfriend comes and visits me on the road.
- Lisa Loeb

2. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
- Anne Lamott

3. I am an artisan. I only became an artist when people watch what I do. That is when it becomes art.
- Rhys Ifans

2. watch

verb. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] follow with the eyes or the mind.

Synonyms

  • watch over
  • go over
  • invigilate
  • check into
  • check
  • follow
  • check up on
  • suss out
  • guard
  • look into
  • keep tabs on
  • proctor
  • trace
  • keep an eye on
  • observe
  • check out

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • unfasten
  • employer
  • mistrust

3. watch

verb. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] see or watch.

Synonyms

  • visualize
  • preview
  • see
  • view
  • visualise
  • catch
  • take in

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude
  • disesteem
  • literalize

4. watch

verb. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] observe with attention.

Synonyms

  • look on
  • see
  • sit by

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • intemperance

5. watch

noun. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] a small portable timepiece.

Synonyms

  • watch glass
  • digital watch
  • horologe
  • timekeeper
  • crystal
  • watch crystal
  • movement
  • analog watch
  • hunting watch
  • pocket watch
  • stem-winder
  • pendulum watch
  • watch case
  • ticker
  • wrist watch
  • timepiece
  • face
  • hunter

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • differ
  • disagree
  • derestrict

6. watch

noun. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe.

Synonyms

  • vigil
  • spying
  • surveillance
  • listening watch

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font

7. watch

noun. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty.

Synonyms

  • shift
  • work shift
  • duty period
  • graveyard watch
  • night watch
  • dogwatch
  • middle watch

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • precede
  • disobey
  • violate

8. watch

noun. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty.

Synonyms

  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • predate
  • refrain
  • reject

9. watch

verb. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful.

Synonyms

  • mind
  • keep one's eyes open
  • watch out
  • keep one's eyes skinned
  • look out
  • look after
  • beware

Antonyms

  • enjoy
  • suffer
  • lose
  • agitate

10. watch

noun. ['ˈwɑːtʃ, ˈwɔtʃ'] a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event.

Synonyms

  • sentinel
  • lookout
  • picket
  • security guard
  • lookout man
  • scout
  • watcher
  • watchman
  • spotter

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • attack
  • start
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