What does patrol mean?

patrol in AZ Dictionary

(n) The work of going about an area especially by an authorized and trained individual or group, for functions of observance, examination, or protection.
(n) one or group of individuals whom perform these types of an act.
(n) A military product sent out on a reconnaissance or fight mission.
(v) to take part in a patrol of.
(v) going the rounds of, as a sentry, guard, or policeman
(v) To engage in a patrol.
(v) going the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police area or beat.
(v) going the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police district or beat.
(v) going the rounds of, as a sentry, guard, or policeman; because, to patrol a frontier; to patrol a beat.
(v) retain the protection of by undertaking a patrol
To go the rounds in a camp or garrison; march about to check condition or problems, as a guard.
going the rounds in a city, as a body of police.
To perambulate or traverse in all directions, as a patrol in a camp, garrison, town, harbor, etc., for the intended purpose of seeing, guarding, or protecting; look at or through everywhere as a patrolman.

patrol in Community Dictionary

The code term you use when you're stealing things from kids at school. Mostly used for pencils and pencils. by Isabelle MusanteReport definition
Scouting the location for potential people of this opposite gender... seeking to participate in some for of intercourse. by CorneliusReport definition
Law Enforcement. If they're published in a place chances are they are "Patrol". by Beulah PettisReport definition
Patrol is a slang term for theft or the act of stealing. by RudyReport definition

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  • Synonym for "patrol"
    • traverse, guard, watchman
  • Verb Forms for "patrol"
    • patroling, patrolled, patrolling, patrols
  • Phrases for "patrol"
    • highway patrol, patrol boats, patrol car, patrol base, police patrol
  • Rhyme for "patrol"
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  • Hypernym for "patrol"
    • guard, detachment
  • Cross Reference for "patrol"
    • horse-patrol, flank patrols, mounted patrol
  • Form for "patrol"
    • patrolled, patrolling
  • Same Context for "patrol"
    • reconnaissance, squad, scout, police, squadron
  • Variant for "patrol"
    • patrolling, patrolled, Boy Scout
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