|1.||[ noun ] a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)|
|Synonyms:||spectator witness viewer looker|
"the spectators applauded the performance" "television viewers" "sky watchers discovered a new star"
|Related terms:||perceiver onlooker moviegoer playgoer rubberneck cheerer ogler voyeur browser spy eyewitness standee bystander starer look witness watch spectate|
|2.||[ noun ] a person who keeps a devotional vigil by a sick bed or by a dead body|
|3.||[ noun ] (work) a guard who keeps watch|
|Related terms:||guard lookout portwatcher patroller bank_guard night_watchman fire_watcher security_force|