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patrol

noun

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patrol

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of patrol (Entry 2 of 2)

to walk or go around or through (an area, building, etc.) especially in order to make sure that it is safe
  • The squad had orders to patrol the area.
  • The border is patrolled by the army.

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The first known use of patrol was in 1648

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“Patrol.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/patrol. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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