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Synonyms for patrol

police

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on patrol

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to maintain or keep in order with or as if with police

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a detachment used for security or reconnaissance

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the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes

a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security

maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol

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I fell upon it by chance one day as I was passing above the palace on patrol duty.
Making his fast behind mine I started my engine, and skimming over the edge of the roof I dove down into the streets of the city far below the plane usually occupied by the air patrol.
The police and the automobile patrols went by, and once half a dozen fire-engines, returning evidently from some conflagration.
Often we were halted by the police and patrols, but our passwords enabled us to proceed.
From its deck keen eyes watched the far-fanning searchlight of the patrol boat.
Without haste the nearest air patrol swung sluggishly about and approached the stranger.
Then he took Milady in his arms, and set off briskly in the direction opposite to that which the patrol had taken.
The beautiful beaches of Points Pedro and Pablo, where are the shrimp-catchers' villages, are made fearful by the stench from myriads of decaying fish, and against this wasteful destruction it has ever been the duty of the fish patrol to act.
The whole situation, in all its bearings, was focussed sharply before me--the shame of losing the prisoners, the worthlessness and cowardice of George, the meeting with Le Grant and the other patrol men and the lame explanation; and then there was the fight I had fought so hard, victory wrenched from me just as I thought I had it within my grasp.
Then he had another ride in the patrol wagon, along with the drunken wife-beater and the maniac, several "plain drunks" and "saloon fighters," a burglar, and two men who had been arrested for stealing meat from the packing houses.
A sudden draft must have closed the door, or perhaps it was the duty of the patrol to see to such things.
From the street came a loud hum of voices, punctuated by shouts and commands, and from time to time there was a clanging of the gongs of ambulances and patrol wagon's.
About the middle of the Rue des Petits Champs they were stopped by a second patrol.
Later she had been warned from this road by word that a strong British patrol had come down the west bank of the Pangani, effected a crossing south of her, and was even then marching on the railway at Tonda.
Our ships of peace patrol thirty and one hundred seventy-five.