Outwatch Out*watch", v. t. To exceed in watching. [1913 Webster]

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  • outwatch — /owt woch /, v.t. 1. to outdo or surpass in watching. 2. to watch, or maintain a vigil, until the end of: The mourners had outwatched the night. [1620 30; OUT + WATCH] * * * …   Universalium

  • outwatch — verb a) To watch more than someone else b) To maintain a vigil beyond the end …   Wiktionary

  • outwatch — verb archaic watch (something) until it disappears. ↘keep awake beyond the end of …   English new terms dictionary

  • outwatch — out watch′ v. t …   From formal English to slang

  • outwatch — /aʊtˈwɒtʃ/ (say owt woch) verb (t) 1. to outdo in watching. 2. to watch until the end of …   Australian English dictionary

  • outwatch — v.tr. 1 watch more than or longer than. 2 archaic keep awake beyond the end of (night etc.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • outdo — v 1. surpass, exceed, outreach, excel, overtop, out Herod, go beyond, outsoar, transcend; outclass, outrank, outrate, come first, be superior to, take precedence over, override, overrule; outweigh, over weigh, outbalance, overbalance, tip the… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • outwake — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: out + wake : to remain awake longer than : outwatch …   Useful english dictionary

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