Share this entry

Share this page

police

Synonyms of police in English:

noun

  • 1 we phoned the police as soon as we heard the collision
    police force, police officers, policemen, policewomen, officers of the law, law officers, authorities, constabulary;
    border patrol
    informal cops, fuzz, law, long arm of the law, boys/men in blue, coppers, force, heat
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 we must police the area
    guard, watch over, protect, defend, patrol;
    control, regulate
  • 2 the regulations will be policed by the ministry
    enforce, regulate, oversee, supervise, monitor, observe, check
  • Definition of police in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

    Word of the day prepotent
    Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
    adjective
    greater than others in power or influence