Definition of Overwatch

1. v. t. To watch too much.



Definition of Overwatch

1. Verb. To watch over. ¹

2. Noun. (military) The supervision of one unit or vehicle by another while the supervised unit is firing or moving. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overwatch

1. [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overwatch

overwait
overwalk
overwalked
overwalking
overwalks
overwarm
overwarmed
overwarming
overwarms
overwary
overwash
overwashed
overwashes
overwashing
overwasted
overwatch (current term)
overwatched
overwatches
overwatching
overwater
overwatered
overwatering
overwaters
overwax
overwaxed
overwaxes
overwaxing
overweak
overweaning
overwear

Literary usage of Overwatch

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1. The plays of William Shakspeare, pr. from the text by G. Steevens and E by William Shakespeare (1826)
"I fear we shall out-sleep the coming morn, As much as we this night have overwatch'd. This palpable-gross play hath well beguil'd The heavy ..."

2. Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan by Lester W. Grau, Voennai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ imeni M.V. Frunze (1996)
"The Soviets adopted bounding overwatch in this vignette and apparently ... Bounding overwatch was not in the European battle book since it slowed down ..."

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