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English noun: patrol

1. patrol (group) a detachment used for security or reconnaissance


Broader (hypernym)detachment

2. patrol (act) the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes


Broader (hypernym)protection


Narrower (hyponym)airborne patrol, round-the-clock patrol

3. patrol (group) a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security


Broader (hypernym)force, personnel


Narrower (hyponym)border patrol, harbor patrol


Member holonympatroller


English verb: patrol

1. patrol (social) maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol


ExamplesThe men patrol the area for animals , The men patrol for animals in the area


Synonymspolice


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)guard









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