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  • v. To be aware or conscious; to look closely or carefully; to use caution. Often used in the imperative.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. be vigilant, be on the lookout or be careful


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  • You know almost nothing about her, so watch out for chrissake, you're in a web, her web.

    Noble House

  • Huh, I talked to both Paul Havergill and Southerby this morning and they said Haply better watch out this time if he implies it's them or he'll get a libel suit.

    Noble House

  • The menswear pant resurges every few fashion seasons as a “hot trend” to watch out for.

    The Style Checklist

  • And watch out for those Province-town artist types.

    Isabel’s Bed

  • Ah Tat told Adryon that her astrologer insisted she tell you to watch out for bad influence from the East.

    Noble House

  • "And watch out those nags don't slip their halter, firehead."

    Pet Peeve

  • "I don't know for sure, but if Miles is involved, you might watch out for a guy named Malcolm Kibunte and a scary white friend of his."


  • “Tell him to watch out for people dropping out of the overheads and coming up through the decks,” Ky said.

    Command Decision

  • Philip settled his mail over a bruised and scorched shoulder, and went back to his guardwalk to watch out the night.

    Brother Cadfael's Penance

  • There was an enclosed sedan chair for the bride herself, and the bone-setter also had to hire four sedan carriers, two carters, a flute player, and two bodyguards to watch out for bandits.

    The Bonesetter's Daughter


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