Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun watching

1 sense of watching

Sense 1
observation, observance, watching -- (the act of observing; taking a patient look)
       => look, looking, looking at -- (the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb watch

7 senses of watch

Sense 1
watch -- (look attentively; "watch a basketball game")

Sense 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")
       => check, check up on, look into, check out, suss out, check over, go over, check into -- (examine so as to determine accuracy, quality, or condition; "check the brakes"; "Check out the engine")

Sense 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")
       => watch -- (look attentively; "watch a basketball game")

Sense 4
watch, look on -- (observe with attention; "They watched as the murderer was executed")

Sense 5
watch, look out, watch out -- (be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful; "Watch out for pickpockets!")

Sense 6
watch -- (observe or determine by looking; "Watch how the dog chases the cats away")

Sense 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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