watch out for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theywatch out for
he/she/itwatches out for
present participlewatching out for
past tensewatched out for
past participlewatched out for
  1. 1
    watch out for something/someone to be careful of something or someone

    Watch out for snakes!

    We will be discussing street crime and what you should watch out for.

  2. 2
    watch out for something/someone same as watch1

    Watch out for big discounts and clearance sales at this time of the year.

  3. 3
    watch out for someone to make sure that nothing bad happens to someone

    People in my family have always watched out for one another.

See also main entry: watch