Definition - watch

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watch
  1. a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
  2. the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
  3. 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"
  4. a small portable timepiece
  5. observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was executed"
  6. a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
  7. observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog chases the cats away"
  8. a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
  9. look attentively; "watch a basketball game"
  10. the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
  11. see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibiti