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English verb: watch over

1. watch over (social) follow with the eyes or the mind

SamplesKeep an eye on the baby, please!.
The world is watching Sarajevo.
She followed the men with the binoculars.

ExamplesThe children watch over the ball

Synonymsfollow, keep an eye on, observe, watch

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)check, check into, check out, check over, check up on, go over, look into, suss out

Narrower (hyponym)guard, invigilate, keep tabs on, proctor

Verb groupfollow, trace

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