I.to watch over, protect, guard
:—Pass. to be constantly guarded
; fut. mid. τηρήσομαι
in pass. sense, id=Thuc.
2.to take care that . . , Arist., Ar., Plat.
II.to give heed to, watch narrowly, observe
; τὰς ἁμαρτίας Thuc.
2.to watch for
, c. acc., Soph.
; παραστείχοντα τηρήσας having watched for
him as he was passing by, Soph.
3.absol. to watch, keep watch, Arist.:—c. inf. to watch or look out, so as to . . , Thuc.
an engagement, Isocr.
, etc.; τ. εἰρήνην Dem.