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zelfstandig naamwoord

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A small portable timepiece.

synoniem: ticker.

Roget 466: measurement, admeasurement, mensuration, survey, valuation, appraisement, assessment, assize; estimate, estimation; dead reckoning, reckoning etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 441: vision, sight, optics, eyesight.    view, look, espial, glance, ken [Scot.], coup d'oeil [Fr.]; glimpse, glint, peep; gaze, ... meer laten zien

Roget 114: chronometry, horometry, horology; date, epoch; style, era.    almanac, calendar, ephemeris; register, registry; chronicle, annals, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: uurwerk, polshorloge, klok, horloge, klokje
Pools: zegarek



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A period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty.

Nederlands: horloge
Pools: wachta

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A purposeful surveillance to guard or observe.

synoniem: vigil.

Roget 459: care, solicitude, heed; heedfulness etc. adj.; scruple etc. (conscientiousness) 939.    watchfulness etc. adj.; ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: wacht
Pools: czuwanie

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The period during which someone (especially a guard) is on duty.

Nederlands: wacht
Pools: wachta

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A person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event.

synoniemen: lookout, lookout man, picket, scout, sentinel, sentry, spotter.

Roget 668: warning, early warning, caution, caveat; notice etc. (information) 527; premonition, premonishment; prediction etc. 511; contraindication, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: wacht, schildwacht, uitkijk, verkenner
Pools: wartownik

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The rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival).

synoniem: vigil.

Nederlands: waak, wake

werkwoord

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Look attentively.

Roget 507: expect; look for, look out for, look forward to; hope for; anticipate; have in prospect, have in contemplation; keep in view; contemplate, promise oneself; not wonder at etc. 870, ... meer laten zien

Roget 664: be safe etc. adj.; keep one's head above water, tide over, save one's bacon; ride out the storm, weather the storm; light upon one's feet, land on one's feet; bear a charmed life; escape etc. 671.    ... meer laten zien

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Follow with the eyes or the mind:
— The world is watching Sarajevo.

synoniemen: follow, keep an eye on, observe, watch over.

Roget 459: be careful etc. adj.; reck; take care etc. (be cautious) 864; pay attention to etc. 457; take care of; look to, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: bewaren, in de gaten houden, toekijken, toezien

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See or watch.

synoniemen: catch, see, take in, view.

Roget 457: be attentive etc. adj.; attend, advert to, observe, look, see, view, remark, notice, regard, take notice, ... meer laten zien

Roget 441: see, behold, discern, perceive, have in sight, descry, sight, make out, discover, distinguish, recognize, spy, espy, ken [Scot.]; ... meer laten zien

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Observe with attention:
— They watched as the murderer was executed.

synoniem: look on.

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Be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful:
— Watch out for pickpockets!.

synoniemen: look out, watch out.

Nederlands: hoeden, letten, opletten, oppassen, uitkijken, wachten, waken

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Observe or determine by looking.

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Find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort.

synoniemen: ascertain, check, determine, find out, learn, see.

Nederlands: constateren, leren


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Argus, Big Ben, Charley, abide, airplane spotter, alarm clock, alarm watch, anchor watch, and listen, animadvert, appear, assister, astronomical clock, atomic clock, attend, attend to, await, baby-sit, bakehead, be at ... meer laten zien.

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