Antonyms
Etymology

1. patrol

noun. ['pəˈtroʊl'] a detachment used for security or reconnaissance.

Antonyms

  • attraction

Etymology

  • patrouille (French)
  • patrouille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • patrouiller (French)
  • patrouiller (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word border-patrol


1. Noun Phrase
Homeland Security has a growing need for intelligence experts, counterterrorism analysts, and border patrol agents.

2. Noun Phrase
Check with a border patrol officer if you have any concerns or questions about what's allowed.

2. border

noun. ['ˈbɔrdɝ'] a line that indicates a boundary.

Synonyms

  • borderline
  • delimitation
  • bound
  • boundary line
  • circuit
  • state boundary
  • property line
  • bounds
  • boundary
  • state line
  • fence line
  • circumference

Antonyms

  • unsheathe
  • confront
  • pull out
  • recede

Etymology

  • bordure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bordure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. patrol

verb. ['pəˈtroʊl'] maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol.

Synonyms

  • guard

Antonyms

  • decompress
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • patrouille (French)
  • patrouille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • patrouiller (French)
  • patrouiller (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. border

verb. ['ˈbɔrdɝ'] extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle.

Synonyms

  • gird
  • ring
  • cloister
  • surround
  • adjoin
  • environ
  • contact
  • enclose
  • inclose
  • girdle
  • hem in
  • skirt
  • close in
  • fringe
  • meet
  • touch

Antonyms

  • unconstipated
  • unsworn
  • open circuit
  • closed circuit

Etymology

  • bordure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bordure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. border

noun. ['ˈbɔrdɝ'] the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • perimeter
  • margin
  • boundary
  • lip

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • abstain
  • maximal
  • maximum

Etymology

  • bordure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bordure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. patrol

noun. ['pəˈtroʊl'] the activity of going around or through an area at regular intervals for security purposes.

Synonyms

  • protection
  • round-the-clock patrol

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force

Etymology

  • patrouille (French)
  • patrouille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • patrouiller (French)
  • patrouiller (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. border

noun. ['ˈbɔrdɝ'] the boundary of a surface.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • limb
  • brink
  • bounds
  • boundary

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • unjust
  • stifle
  • miss

Etymology

  • bordure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bordure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. border

verb. ['ˈbɔrdɝ'] enclose in or as if in a frame.

Synonyms

  • inclose
  • enclose
  • frame
  • close in
  • frame in

Antonyms

  • ride
  • retreat
  • dull
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • bordure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bordure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. border

verb. ['ˈbɔrdɝ'] form the boundary of; be contiguous to.

Synonyms

  • bound
  • enclose
  • shore
  • verge
  • skirt
  • confine

Antonyms

  • take
  • inactivity
  • block
  • recall

Etymology

  • bordure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bordure (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. patrol

noun. ['pəˈtroʊl'] a group that goes through a region at regular intervals for the purpose of security.

Synonyms

  • personnel
  • harbor patrol
  • border patrol
  • patroller

Antonyms

  • adduct
  • push
  • repel
  • abduct

Etymology

  • patrouille (French)
  • patrouille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • patrouiller (French)
  • patrouiller (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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