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watches
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
watch /wɔtʃ/
  • danh từ
    • đồng hồ quả quít; đồng hồ đeo tay
    • danh từ
      • sự canh gác, sự canh phòng
        • to keep a close (good) watch over: canh phòng nghiêm ngặt
      • người canh gác, người canh phòng; người gác, người trực
      • tuần canh, phiên canh, phiên gác
      • (hàng hải) tổ trực (trên tàu thuỷ)
      • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) sự thức đêm; buổi thức đêm
      • to be on the watch
        • canh phòng, canh gác
      • thấp thỏm chờ; cảnh giác chờ đón
      • nội động từ
        • thức canh, gác đêm
        • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) thức, thức đêm
          • to watch all night: thức suốt đêm
      • ngoại động từ
        • canh gác; trông nom
          • to watch the clothes: trông nom quần áo
        • rình, theo dõi
          • to watch a mouse: rình một con chuột
          • the suspect is watched by the police: kẻ tình nghi bị công an theo dõi
        • nhìn xem, quan sát, để ý xem
          • to watch the others play: nhìn những người khác chơi
        • chờ
          • to watch one's opportunity: chờ cơ hội
          • to watch one's time: chời thời
        • to watch after
          • nhìn theo, theo dõi
        • to watch for
          • chờ, rình
        • to watch for the opportunity to occur: chờ cơ hội
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) quan sát, để ý xem
          • to watch for the symptoms of measles: quan sát triệu chứng của bệnh sởi
        • to watch out
          • chú ý, để ý, coi chừng
        • to watch over
          • trông nom, canh gác
        • to make someone watch his step
          • bắt ai phải vào khuôn phép, bắt ai phải phục tùng
        • to watch one's step
          • đi thận trọng (cho khỏi ngã)
        • giữ gìn, thận trọng (cho khỏi sai lầm, cho khỏi bị thua thiệt)
        • watched pot never boils
          • (xem) pot
      Concise Dictionary
      watches|watched|watchingwɑtʃ /wɒ-
      noun
      +a small portable timepiece
      +a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
      +a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
      +the period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty
      +a person employed to watch for something to happen
      +the rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
      verb
      +look attentively
      +follow with the eyes or the mind
      +see or watch
      +observe with attention
      +be vigilant, be on the lookout, be on one's guard, be careful
      +observe or determine by looking
      +find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      v.
      1 observe, regard, look at, gaze at or on, take in, contemplate:
      Daniel loves to watch the bears at the zoo.
      2 look after, tend, mind, keep an eye on, watch over, mind, guard, care for, take care of, safeguard, protect, shield, keep safe, supervise, superintend; chaperon, accompany, attend; Colloq babysit (for), sit (with):
      Could you please watch Suzie while I go shopping?
      3 observe, note, notice, make or take note of, see, pay attention (to), attend (to), follow, (take) heed (of), examine, inspect, scrutinize, pore over; eye, peer at; ogle, make eyes at:
      Watch the way I bone this fish. Ted enjoys watching the girls going by.
      4 Often, watch (out) for. look for, be on the watch or lookout or alert or qui vive (for), guard (against), keep an eye open (for), be watchful (for), note, take note or notice of, be vigilant (for or of), keep (one's) eyes open (for), keep a (sharp) lookout (for), be prepared or ready for, be careful of, anticipate, await, wait (for), look for, Colloq keep (one's) eyes peeled or skinned (for), keep a weather eye open (for):
      We were watching for irregularities in the test results. Watch where you're going! Watch out for that last step!
      n.
      5 vigil, surveillance, observation, lookout:
      Our six-hour watch was rewarded by the appearance of a yellow-bellied sapsucker.
      6 clock, timepiece, pocket watch, wrist-watch; chronometer:
      I always set my watch by the GMT time signal on the radio.
      7 sentry, sentinel, guard, watchman:
      The midnight watch just returned from his rounds.
      8 on the watch (for). on the alert (for), on the lookout (for), on (one's) guard (for), on the qui vive (for), alert (for or to), awake (to), observant (of), watchful (of), cautious (of), wary (of), vigilant, circumspect:
      We remained on the watch for the slightest movement in the bushes.


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