"watching" in the noun sense
1. observation, observance, watching
the act of observing taking a patient look
"watching" in the verb sense
"watch a basketball game"
2. watch, observe, follow, watch over, keep an eye on
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"
3. watch, view, see, catch, take in
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"
4. watch, look on
observe with attention
"They watched as the murderer was executed"
5. watch, look out, watch out
be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful
"Watch out for pickpockets!"
observe or determine by looking
"Watch how the dog chases the cats away"
7. determine, check, find out, see, ascertain, watch, learn
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"
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