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watch

EN[wɒtʃ] [wɑtʃ] [-ɒtʃ]
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  • A watch is a small timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person. It is designed to keep working despite the motions caused by the person's activities.
  • Watches evolved in the 17th century from spring-powered clocks, which appeared as early as the 14th century. The first watches were strictly mechanical, driven by clockwork.
  • Most inexpensive and medium-priced watches, used mainly for timekeeping, are electronic watches with quartz movements.
  • The study of timekeeping is known as horology.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Intransitive verbs
          • Transitive verbs
        Related Links:
        1. en watched
        2. en watching
        3. en watchful
        4. en watches
        5. en watchman
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of watch for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "watch" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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