Synonyms of police in English:

police


See definition of police

noun

1

SYNONYMS

police force, police officers, policemen, policewomen, officers of the law, the forces of law and order, law enforcement officers, law enforcement agency

British constabulary

Scottish Irish polis

gendarmerie

Polizei

carabinieri

historical watch

informal the cops, the fuzz, the law, the Man, the boys in blue, the long arm of the law

British informal the Bill, the Old Bill

coppers, rozzers, bobbies, busies, bizzies, the force, plod, PC Plod

North American informal the heat, 's finest

informal, derogatory pigs, the filth, Babylon


verb

1‘it would not be possible to police the area effectively’

SYNONYMS

maintain law and order in, keep the peace in, keep guard over, keep watch on, watch over, guard, protect, defend, patrol, make the rounds of

2‘the cost of policing the demonstration’

SYNONYMS

control, keep in order, keep under control, regulate

3‘the regulations will be policed by Environmental Health officers’

SYNONYMS

enforce, regulate, implement, oversee, supervise, monitor, observe, watch