The definition of a watch is a small time piece worn on the wrist or carried in a pocket.(noun)
An example of a watch is what someone would wear on their wrist to tell time.
To watch is defined as to stay awake, be alert, observe carefully or look after.(verb)
An example of to watch is paying attention to a baby while they play.
See watch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME wacche < OE wæcce < base of wacian: see wake
See watch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb watched, watch·ing, watch·es verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English wacchen
Origin: , from Old English wǽccan, to watch, be awake; see weg- in Indo-European roots.
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