Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de watch

(verbo) 
Definition
to look at or observe closely and attentively
The man was standing in the doorway watching him.
Sinônimos
look at
,
observe
He studies and observes the behaviour of babies.
,
regard
She regarded him curiously for a moment.
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eye
We eyed each other thoughtfully.
,
see
I saw a man making his way towards me.
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mark
Mark my words. He won't last.
,
view
The mourners filed past to view the body.
, ,
check
Check the accuracy of every detail in your CV.
Get a mechanic to check the car out for you before you buy it.
,
clock (British, slang)
,
stare at
,
contemplate
She contemplated her hands thoughtfully.
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check out (informal)
,
look on
,
gaze at
,
pay attention to
,
eyeball (slang)
,
peer at
,
leer at
,
get a load of (informal)
,
feast your eyes on
,
take a butcher's at (British, informal)
,
take a dekko at (British, slang, old-fashioned)
(verbo) 
Definition
to look at or observe closely and attentively
I had the feeling we were being watched.
Sinônimos
spy on
,
follow
Take care to follow the instructions.
, ,
monitor
Officials had not been allowed to monitor the voting.
,
keep an eye on
,
stake out
,
keep tabs on (informal)
,
keep watch on
,
keep under observation
,
keep under surveillance
(verbo) 
Definition
to look after (a child or a pet)
Owners can't watch their pets 24 hours a day.
Sinônimos
guard
Sentries guarded the entrance to the building.
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keep
She kept many foster children over the years.
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mind
Could you mind the shop while I'm out, please?
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protect
He vowed to protect them.
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tend
He tended the cat in her illness.
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look after
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shelter
A neighbour sheltered the boy for seven days.
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take care of
,
safeguard
international action to safeguard the ozone layer
,
(verbo) 
Definition
to maintain a careful interest in or control over
Watch your diet and try to avoid too much salt.
Sinônimos
be careful about
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mind
You mind what I say now!
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consider
You have to consider the feelings of those around you.
,
be aware of
,
take into account
,
bear in mind
,
attend to
,
pay attention to
,
keep in mind
,
pay heed to
,
exercise caution over
(substantivo) 
Definition
a small portable timepiece worn strapped to the wrist or in a waistcoat pocket
He looked at his watch and checked the time.
Sinônimos
wristwatch
,
timepiece
,
pocket watch
, ,
chronometer
,
chronograph
(substantivo) 
Definition
the act or an instance of watching
Keep a close watch on him while I'm gone.
Sinônimos
guard
The prisoners overpowered their guards and locked them in a cell.
,
eye
He played under his grandmother's watchful eye.
,
attention
He turned his attention to the desperate state of housing in the province.
, ,
surveillance
He was arrested after being kept under constant surveillance.
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notice
Nothing that went on in the hospital escaped her notice.
,
observation
careful observation of the movement of the planets
,
inspection
A routine inspection of the vessel turned up 50 kg of the drug.
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vigil
,
lookout
He denied that he had failed to keep a proper lookout during the night.
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vigilance
a problem that requires constant vigilance
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heed
He pays too much heed these days to my nephew.
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alertness
feelings of greater alertness and ability to concentrate
,
(verbo) 
Definition
to look after or supervise
a monitoring centre to watch over arms control
Sinônimos
superintend
During the interval, he superintended a prize draw.
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oversee
Get a surveyor to oversee and inspect the various stages of the work.
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preside over
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keep an eye on
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direct
She will direct day-to-day operations.

provérbio

A watched kettle never boils

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of alertness
feelings of greater alertness and ability to concentrate
Sinônimos
quickness,
attentiveness,
spiritedness,
briskness,
perceptiveness,
carefulness,
sprightliness,
promptitude,
activeness,
heedfulness
in the sense of attention
Definition
concentrated direction of the mind
He turned his attention to the desperate state of housing in the province.
Sinônimos
thoughtfulness,
attentiveness,
ATTN,
intentness,
heedfulness
in the sense of check
Definition
to examine, investigate, or make an inquiry into
Check the accuracy of every detail in your CV.Get a mechanic to check the car out for you before you buy it.
Sinônimos
look at,
vet,
look over,
work over,
make sure of,
take a dekko at (British, slang, old-fashioned),
parse

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