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Definizione monolingua e traduzione watch

Inglese grammatica



watch (third-person singular simple present watches, present participle watching, simple past and past participle watched)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To be awake.
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book X:
      So on the morne Sir Trystram, Sir Gareth and Sir Dynadan arose early and went unto Sir Palomydes chambir, and there they founde hym faste aslepe, for he had all nyght wacched [...].
  2. (transitive) To look at, see, or view for a period of time.
    Watching the clock will not make time go faster.
    Im tired of watching TV.
  3. (transitive) To observe over a period of time; to notice or pay attention.
    Watch this!
    Put a little baking soda in some vinegar and watch what happens.
  4. (transitive) To mind, attend, or guard.
    Please watch my suitcase for a minute.
    He has to watch the kids that afternoon.
  5. (transitive) To be wary or cautious of.
    You should watch that guy. He has a reputation for lying.
  6. (transitive) To attend to dangers to or regarding.
    Watch your head.; Watch your step.
    Watch yourself when you talk to him.
    Watch what you say.
  7. (intransitive) To remain awake with a sick or dying person; to maintain a vigil
  8. (intransitive) To be vigilant or on ones guard
    For some must watch, while some must sleep: So runs the world away.
  9. (intransitive) To act as a lookout

watch (plural watches)

  1. A portable or wearable timepiece.
    More people today carry a watch on their wrists than in their pockets.
  2. A particular time period when guarding is kept.
    The second watch of the night began at midnight.
  3. A person or group of people who guard.
    The watch stopped the travelers at the city gates.
  4. (nautical) A group of sailors and officers aboard a ship or shore station with a common period of duty: starboard watch, port watch.
  5. (nautical) A period of time on duty, usually four hours in length; the officers and crew who tend the working of a vessel during the same watch. (FM 55–501).
  6. The act of seeing, or viewing, for a period of time.
    • 2004, Charles P. Nemeth, Criminal law
      A quick watch of Stanley Kubricks Clockwork Orange sends this reality home fast. Amoral, vacuous, cold-blooded, unsympathetic, and chillingly evil describe only parts of the story.
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