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  • as incustodian
  • as inguard dog
  • as inguardian
  • as inmonitor
  • as inwarden

synonyms for watchdog

  • curator
  • keeper
  • overseer
  • protector
  • steward
  • superintendent
  • supervisor
  • warden
  • Cerberus
  • bodyguard
  • cleaner
  • concierge
  • escort
  • guardian
  • manager
  • sitter
  • super
  • baby sitter
  • claviger
  • cleaning person
  • housesitter
  • maintenance person
  • swamper
  • watchperson
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How to use watchdog in a sentence

There was no point at which Facebook or Twitter was becoming the watchdog.
MEDIA BUYING BRIEFING: MEDIABRANDS CEO DARYL LEE DISCUSSES THE SOUL OF THE MEDIA AGENCY BUSINESSJIM COOPERFEBRUARY 8, 2021DIGIDAY
Also Wednesday, Europe’s longest-running and perhaps most important tech privacy case—also involving Facebook—began heading for a resolution after the Irish watchdog agreed to stop dragging it out.
A FACEBOOK CASE IN BELGIUM COULD OPEN THE FLOODGATES FOR GDPR PRIVACY SUITSDAVID MEYERJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
“The money simply falls through a trap door without oversight from regulators and consumer watchdogs,” said Mike Dark, a lawyer with the nonprofit California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform.
PROFIT AND PAIN: HOW CALIFORNIA’S LARGEST NURSING HOME CHAIN AMASSED MILLIONS AS SCRUTINY MOUNTEDDEBBIE CENZIPER, JOEL JACOBS, ALICE CRITES, WILL ENGLUNDDECEMBER 31, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Government watchdogs have criticized Boeing, the prime contractor, for poor performance and NASA for lax oversight.
2021 COULD BE A HUGE YEAR FOR SPACE. HERE’S WHAT’S TO COME FROM NASA, ELON MUSK, RICHARD BRANSON AND JEFF BEZOS.CHRISTIAN DAVENPORTDECEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Ant’s top executives are part of a task force that already has almost daily interactions with watchdogs.
CHINESE REGULATORS ORDER ANT GROUP TO FOCUS ON PAYMENTS, STOP SHORT OF BREAKUPLBELANGER225DECEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
A government watchdog earlier this month ranked this Congress, the 116th, the “least productive in history.”
HOW ANTI-BEIJING LEGISLATION BECAME ONE OF THE FEW THINGS DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS CAN AGREE ONNAOMI XU ELEGANTDECEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
China’s top market watchdog has begun a probe into Alibaba over alleged anti-competition practices at the e-commerce firm, the latest of Beijing’s efforts to curb the country’s ever-expanding internet titans.
CHINA’S E-COMMERCE TITAN ALIBABA HIT WITH ANTITRUST PROBERITA LIAODECEMBER 24, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Laurie Styron, the executive director of CharityWatch, an independent watchdog group, said that hospitals often compensate their staff generously because they must attract highly trained and educated doctors who would be well-paid elsewhere.
MEMORIAL SLOAN KETTERING GAVE TOP DOCTOR $1.5 MILLION AFTER HE WAS FORCED TO RESIGN OVER CONFLICTS OF INTERESTBY KATIE THOMAS, THE NEW YORK TIMES, AND CHARLES ORNSTEIN, PROPUBLICADECEMBER 22, 2020PROPUBLICA
Nearly a decade ago, federal watchdogs similarly probed Google out of concern it had been acting anti-competitively — yet a government agency concluded its inquiry in 2013 without bringing a case against the company and its search business.
NEARLY 40 STATES SUE GOOGLE ALLEGING SEARCH MANIPULATION, MARKING THE THIRD ANTITRUST SALVO AGAINST THE TECH GIANTTONY ROMMDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As lawmakers weigh additional coronavirus relief measures that could include a PPP revival, watchdogs say it’s imperative that the government institute a more transparent and accountable process in determining how that aid is deployed.
‘POORLY DESIGNED AND IRRESPONSIBLY RUN’: PPP SCRUTINY MOUNTS AFTER SBA DATA DUMPREYMASHAYEKHIDECEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO WATCHDOG

  • Cerberus
  • baby sitter
  • bodyguard
  • claviger
  • cleaner
  • cleaning person
  • concierge
  • curator
  • escort
  • guardian
  • housesitter
  • keeper
  • maintenance person
  • manager
  • overseer
  • protector
  • sitter
  • steward
  • super
  • superintendent
  • supervisor
  • swamper
  • warden
  • watchdog
  • watchperson
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.