"velar" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

velar
adjective
1. velar (anatomy & linguistics)
intransitive verb
1. (cuidar)
  • velar por -> to look after, to watch over
2. to stay awake (no dormir)
transitive verb
3. to keep a vigil over (de noche) (muerto); to sit up with (enfermo)
4. to mask, to veil (ocultar)
5. to damage by exposure to sunlight (photography)
velarse
pronomial verb
1. to be damaged by exposure to sunlight (photography)

velar [vay-lar’]
verb neuter
1. To watch (vigilar), to be watchful, to wake. (n)
2. To watch, to keep guard by night. (n)
3. To watch, to be attentive, to be vigilant. (n)
4. To appear above the water, as rocks. (Nautical) (n)
5. To assist by turns before the holy sacrament when it is manifested. (n)
verb transitive
6. To guard, to watch, to keep.
7. To throw a piece of white gauze over a married couple, after the nuptial benediction has been given.
8. To observe attentively.
9. To cover, to hide. (Poetry)
10. To watch with the sick or deceased at night.

velar
verbo:transitivo
1 [+enfermo] to sit up with; [+muerto] to keep vigil over
2 (Mil) to watch; keep watch over
3 (Latinoamérica) (codiciar) to look covetously at
verbo:intransitivo
1 (permanecer despierto) to stay awake; go without sleep
he pasado la noche velando
2
velar por algo/algn (cuidar) to look after sth/sb; velaba por la salud de sus hijos she looked after her children's health; nadie vela por mis intereses nobody watches over my interests; tendremos que velar por que esto no se repita we'll have to see to it o ensure that this doesn't happen again
3 (Religión) to keep vigil
4 [+arrecife] to appear
velar
verbo:transitivo
1 (Fotografía) to fog
2 (cubrir con un velo) to veil
3 (ocultar) to conceal
verbo:pronominal
velarse
1 (Fotografía) to fog
2 (cubrirse con un velo) to veil o.s.
velar
adjetivo
(Lingüística) velar

Verb Conjugations for "velar" (go to to look after; to stay awake)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo velo velé velaba velaría velaré
velas velaste velabas velarías velarás
él/ella/Ud. vela veló velaba velaría velará
nosotros velamos velamos velábamos velaríamos velaremos
vosotros veláis velasteis velabais velaríais velaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. velan velaron velaban velarían velarán
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