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1. police

noun. ['pəˈliːs'] the force of policemen and officers.

Synonyms

  • police officer
  • secret police
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police
  • constabulary
  • Europol
  • force
  • gendarmery
  • SS
  • RCMP
  • posse
  • Mutawa
  • law
  • Mutawa'een
  • posse comitatus
  • personnel
  • police force
  • gendarmerie
  • New Scotland Yard
  • Scotland Yard
  • Schutzstaffel
  • European Law Enforcement Organisation
  • Mounties
  • officer
  • policeman

Antonyms

  • pull
  • attract
  • centripetal force
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • police (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • politia (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word police


1. Noun, singular or mass
Candidates need at least a high school diploma and will often work in metropolitan areas with large police forces.

2. Adjective
Make a police report of the trespassing incident, if one has not been already made.

Quotes containing the word police


1. Marriage: A friendship recognized by the police.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

2. THINGS YOU NEVER HEAR: 'Please stop sucking my dick or I'll call the police.
- George Carlin, Brain Droppings

3. You're an investigator - can't nobody find stuff out like a woman. Y'all put the police to shame, make the little investigative tricks they show on CSI and Law & Order: SVU look like counting lessons on Sesame Street.
- Steve Harvey, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment

2. police

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

Synonyms

  • guard

Antonyms

  • centrifugal force
  • adduct

Etymology

  • police (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • politia (Latin)
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