Synonyms for (noun) watch

Synonyms: watch, vigil

Definition: a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe

Similar words: surveillance

Definition: close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)


Synonyms: vigil, watch

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

Similar words: religious rite, rite

Definition: an established ceremony prescribed by a religion

Usage: the rite of baptism


Synonyms: watch, ticker

Definition: a small portable timepiece

Similar words: timekeeper, timepiece, horologe

Definition: a measuring instrument or device for keeping time


Synonyms: lookout, lookout man, picket, sentinel, sentry, scout, spotter, watch

Definition: a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

Similar words: watcher, watchman, security guard

Definition: a guard who keeps watch


Synonyms: watch

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

Similar words: shift, work shift, duty period

Definition: the time period during which you are at work


Synonyms: watch

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

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms for (verb) watch

Synonyms: see, watch, view, take in, catch

Definition: see or watch

Usage: 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

Similar words: watch

Definition: look attentively

Usage: watch a basketball game


Synonyms: keep an eye on, follow, observe, watch, watch over

Definition: follow with the eyes or the mind

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

Similar words: check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, look into, suss out, go over

Definition: examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition

Usage: check the brakes; Check out the engine