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keep watch

verb as in patrol

verb as in ride herd on

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Visitors today can keep watch over the scene in the booth at the end of the bar that Capone and his cronies once occupied.

One of the dwarfs remained at home every day to keep watch over her.

Only five of the lifeboat men, called harbour boatmen, keep watch in and around the little stone house at nights.

By this means he easily descended, leaving Hamilton to keep watch above.

The Comte de Solern followed at a slight distance to keep watch over the king.

The latter, considering it prudent to keep watch, even after the victory of the day, was busy with the measures for the night.

Caroline should keep watch over herself; you vaunt silence as the surest method of being witty.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to keep watch, such as: cruise, inspect, safeguard, mount, police, and pound.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.