Synonyms of patrol in English:

patrol


See definition of patrol

noun

1‘anti-poaching patrols have ceased’

SYNONYMS

vigil, guard, watch, monitoring, policing, beat, beat-pounding, patrolling, round, sentry duty

reconnoitre, surveillance, survey, examination

informal recce

2‘at 2.20 the patrol reached the jeeps’

SYNONYMS

patrolman, patrolwoman, sentinel, sentry, garrison, defender

detail, scout, scouting party, task force, escort, convoy


verb

1‘a security guard was attacked patrolling a housing estate’

SYNONYMS

keep guard, keep guard on, guard, keep watch, keep watch on

police, walk the beat, walk the beat of, pound the beat, pound the beat of, make the rounds, make the rounds of, walk along, walk round, range, range over, perform sentry duty, perform sentry duty on

picket, stand guard, stand guard over, keep a vigil, keep a vigil on, keep a lookout, keep a lookout over, cover, monitor, defend, safeguard

cruise, pound, prowl, rove, roam