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See definition of watch for on Dictionary.com
  • as inbide
  • as inexpect
  • as inhope

synonyms for watch for

  • dwell
  • sit tight
  • stick around
  • abide
  • attend
  • await
  • continue
  • linger
  • live
  • remain
  • reside
  • stay
  • tarry
  • hang around
  • hang in
  • hang out
  • hold the phone
  • lie in wait
  • sweat it
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antonyms for watch for

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  • carry on
  • cease
  • complete
  • depart
  • finish
  • go
  • halt
  • leave
  • move
  • stop
  • hurry
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How to use watch for in a sentence

I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He produced a watch and studied it frowningly, then dismissed us and the recital of our troubles with a ponderous gesture.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He is a hypochondriac now and would keep a close watch on his heir's health and habits; you may be sure of that.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
He heard Mohammedans alluding to a Brahmin as a leader—so might a wolf and a snake make common alliance against a watch dog.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
His largesses were abundant, and the uproar of vehement thanksgiving, was ever on the watch from the venal multitude.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
For these reasons we keep strict and careful watch over them, since the suspicions conceived of them have been often verified.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Therefore, I smoked my cigarette without misgiving, and kept close watch for bobbing black dots against the far-flung green.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Climb up the hill to the old fort and look at the little wriggling gold snakes, and watch the lizards sun themselves.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO WATCH FOR

  • abide
  • attend
  • await
  • continue
  • dwell
  • hang around
  • hang in
  • hang out
  • hold the phone
  • lie in wait
  • linger
  • live
  • remain
  • reside
  • sit tight
  • stay
  • stick around
  • sweat it
  • tarry
  • watch for
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.