Synonyms of patrol


1. patrol, detachment

usage: a detachment used for security or reconnaissance

2. patrol, protection

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

3. patrol, force, personnel

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


1. patrol, police, guard

usage: maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol

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Definition and meaning of patrol (Dictionary)