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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /wɒtʃ/ * (General American) IPA(key): /wɑːtʃ/ * Rhymes: -ɒtʃ

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

As a noun, from Middle English _wacche_, from Old English _wæċċe_. See below for verb form. NOUN WATCH (_plural_ WATCHES) * A portable or wearable timepiece. _More people today carry a WATCH on their wrists than in their pockets._ * The act of guarding and observing someone or something. * Milton shepherds keeping WATCH by night * Addison All the long night their mournful WATCH they keep. * A particular time period when guarding is kept. _The second WATCH of the night began at midnight._ * Shakespeare I did stand my WATCH upon the hill. * Milton Might we but hear […] / Or whistle from the lodge, or village cock / Count the night WATCHES to his feathery dames. * A person or group of people who guard. _The WATCH stopped the travelers at the city gates._ * Bible, Matthew xxvii. 65 Pilate said unto them, Ye have a WATCH; go your way, make it as sure as ye can. * The post or office of a watchman; also, the place where a watchman is posted, or where a guard is kept. * Shakespeare He upbraids Iago, that he made him / Brave me upon the WATCH. * (nautical) A group of sailors and officers aboard a ship or shore station with a common period of duty: _starboard watch_, _port watch_. * (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). * The act of seeing, or viewing, for a period of time. * 2004, Charles P. Nemeth, _Criminal law_ A quick WATCH of Stanley Kubrick's Clockwork Orange sends this reality home fast. Amoral, vacuous, cold-blooded, unsympathetic, and chillingly evil describe only parts of the story. DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

As a noun, from Middle English wacche, from Old English wæċċe. See below for verb form.

Noun

watch (plural watches)

  1. A portable or wearable timepiece.
    More people today carry a watch on their wrists than in their pockets.
  2. The act of guarding and observing someone or something.
  3. A particular time period when guarding is kept.
    The second watch of the night began at midnight.
  4. A person or group of people who guard.
    The watch stopped the travelers at the city gates.
  5. The post or office of a watchman; also, the place where a watchman is posted, or where a guard is kept.
  6. (nautical) A group of sailors and officers aboard a ship or shore station with a common period of duty: starboard watch, port watch.
  7. (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).
  8. The act of seeing, or viewing, for a period of time.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

As a verb, from Middle English _wacchen_, from Old English _wæċċan_ (from the same root as its synonym and doublet _wacian_, which lead to _wake_ in modern English), ultimately from Proto-Germanic _*wakōną_, _*wakjaną_. Cognate with West Frisian _weitsje_ (“to wake, watch”), Dutch _waken_ (“to wake, watch”), German _wachen_ (“to wake, watch”). VERB WATCH (_third-person singular simple present_ WATCHES, _present participle_ WATCHING, _simple past and past participle_ WATCHED) * (transitive) To look at, see, or view for a period of time. _WATCHING the clock will not make time go faster._ _I'm tired of WATCHING TV._ * (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._ * (transitive) To mind, attend, or guard. _Please WATCH my suitcase for a minute._ _He has to WATCH the kids that afternoon._ * (transitive) To be wary or cautious of. _You should WATCH that guy. He has a reputation for lying._ * (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._ * (intransitive) To remain awake with a sick or dying person; to maintain a vigil. * (intransitive) To be vigilant or on one's guard. _For some must WATCH, while some must sleep: So runs the world away._ * (intransitive) To act as a lookout. * (nautical, of a buoy) To serve the purpose of a watchman by floating properly in its place. * (obsolete, intransitive) To be awake. * 1485, Thomas Malory, _Le Morte d'Arthur_, 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 [...]. USAGE NOTES * When used transitively to mean _look at_ something, there is an implication that the direct object is something which is capable of changing. ANTONYMS * ignore DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

As a verb, from Middle English wacchen, from Old English wæċċan (from the same root as its synonym and doublet wacian, which lead to wake in modern English), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *wakōną, *wakjaną. Cognate with West Frisian weitsje (to wake, watch), Dutch waken (to wake, watch), German wachen (to wake, watch).

Verb

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


  1. (transitive) To look at, see, or view for a period of time.
    Watching the clock will not make time go faster.
    I'm tired of watching TV.
  2. (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.
  3. (transitive) To mind, attend, or guard.
    Please watch my suitcase for a minute.
    He has to watch the kids that afternoon.
  4. (transitive) To be wary or cautious of.
    You should watch that guy. He has a reputation for lying.
  5. (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.
  6. (intransitive) To remain awake with a sick or dying person; to maintain a vigil.
  7. (intransitive) To be vigilant or on one's guard.
    For some must watch, while some must sleep: So runs the world away.
  8. (intransitive) To act as a lookout.
  9. (nautical, of a buoy) To serve the purpose of a watchman by floating properly in its place.
  10. (obsolete, intransitive) To be awake.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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* wait * wake

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