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Synonyms for police
pəˈlis; ˈpoʊ lis; ˈdi trɔɪt; ˈsi mɛnt; ˈsi gɑr; ˈgɪt ɑr; ˈɪn ʃʊər əns; ˈʌm brɛl ə; ˈaɪ diəpo·lice

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  1. policenoun

    filth, law, cop, pig, bobby, woodentops, cobblers, 5-0, popo, peelers, fuzz, 6-up, heat

  2. policenoun


    Extra security was hired to police the crowd at the big game.

    bobby, fuzz, law, cobblers, heat, 5-0, 6-up, woodentops, pig, cop, popo, peelers, filth

  3. policenoun

    Communal living; civilization.

    woodentops, popo, cop, law, filth, fuzz, bobby, heat, 5-0, peelers, cobblers, pig, 6-up

  4. policenoun

    The regulation of a given community or society; administration, law and order etc.

    woodentops, pig, fuzz, cop, 6-up, popo, heat, peelers, 5-0, bobby, law, cobblers, filth

  5. policenoun

    A civil force granted the legal authority to enforce the law and maintain public order.

    cop, 6-up, 5-0, filth, fuzz, bobby, popo, peelers, woodentops, cobblers, heat, law, pig

  6. policenoun

    A police officer.

    woodentops, peelers, 5-0, heat, pig, filth, cop, popo, 6-up, cobblers, fuzz, bobby, law

Princeton's WordNet

  1. police, police force, constabulary, lawverb

    the force of policemen and officers

    "the law came looking for him"

    legal philosophy, natural law, practice of law, constabulary, law of nature, jurisprudence, police force, law

  2. patrol, policeverb

    maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol


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  1. Henry Hildebrandt:

    They are now stabbing them in the back left and right, whether it's the TSA workers, or the police, or the firemen, or the doctors, or the nurses.

  2. State Police:

    State Police Crime Scene Services personnel and an MSP chemist collected potential evidence for forensic analysis.

  3. Andre Miller:

    This is not a race issue…this is a culture issue, a police culture issue that has to change, it could happen to any one of us when we have an encounter with the police.

  4. Damon Minnix:

    Wherever you have a police officer, safety tends to follow.

  5. Mike Quigley:

    The Capitol Police I was around did an amazing job under difficult circumstances, my concern wasn't with how valiant Capitol Police were. It was that an hour before the debate started, I looked at the throngs of people surrounding different sections of the Capitol and said, we don't have enough security.

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