patrol

(redirected from patrolling)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

patrol

verb attend, be on the alert, be on the lookout, be on the watch, circumire, cover, cover a beat, go the rounds, guard, inspect, keep an eye on, keep guard, keep in view, keep vigil, keep watch, look out, march, monitor, overlook, pace, perform sentry duty, police, protect, reconnoiter, safeguard, scan, scout, stand guard, stand senninel, superintend, sweep through, traverse, walk, walk a beat, watch
See also: perambulate, police, protect, traverse
References in periodicals archive ?
As the years went by and the Army grew, these Soldiers passed the tactics and techniques of patrolling down from generation to generation.
In less than 3 months, NYCHPD officers were patrolling the Housing Authority's highrise buildings on bikes.
The method of patrolling the downtown area, he says, is called "shotgunning.
Cerulean Technology has equipped Brookline police with two briefcase-mounted PacketCluster Patrol software units, portable notebook computers that use wireless technology to link its 9-1-1 command post at The Country Club with headquarters and patrolling officers.
Under new orders from the governor, the CHP, as the state police agency, is in charge of California's security - patrolling state buildings, water facilities, power grids, highway bridges and other potential targets of extremists who might attack America again.
Bicycles are ideal for police patrolling on and near campus, said Adams.