What do you mean watching?

What do you mean watching?

watched, watch·ing, watch·es. 1. To look or observe attentively or carefully; be closely observant: watching for trail markers. 2. To look and wait expectantly or in anticipation: watch for an opportunity.

What is the synonym of watching?

listen (to), mind, note, observe, regard.

What type of word is watching?

Watching can be an adjective or a verb.

What is the verb of watching?

transitive verb. 1 : to keep under guard. 2a : to observe closely in order to check on action or change being watched by the police. b : to look at : observe sat and watched the crowd. c : to look on at watch television watch a ball game.

What’s another word for watching someone?

What is another word for watching?

observing noticing
observant attentive
watchful perceiving
aware seeing
conscious respectful

What is the difference between to watch and watching?

If the watch belongs to a person and they are doing something with it such as ‘they took the watch’. You can tell if it is the other watch, which is an action, when it is used in a sentence such as ‘they watched’, ‘she was watching’, ‘he is watching’, ‘The people watch’. This time of watch is an action.

What’s the difference between watch and watching?

What is the root word of watching?

Old English wæcce “a watching, state of being or remaining awake, wakefulness;” also “act or practice of refraining from sleep for devotional or penitential purposes;” from wæccan “keep watch, be awake,” from Proto-Germanic *wakjan, from PIE root *weg- “to be strong, be lively.”

What does watching over mean?

phrasal verb. If you watch over someone or something, you pay attention to them to make sure that nothing bad happens to them.

What’s another name for people watching?

Is watched a describing word?

Watched is a verb – Word Type.

How is watch used as a noun?

She kept looking anxiously at her watch. He paced nervously, checking his watch….

  1. The police have mounted a watch outside the hotel.
  2. I’ll keep watch while you go through his papers (= watch and warn you if somebody is coming).
  3. The government is keeping a close watch on how the situation develops.