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Synonyms for surveillance
sərˈveɪ ləns, -ˈveɪl yəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surveillance(noun)

    close observation of a person or group (usually by the police)

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. surveillance

    A person may look over a matter in order to survey it carefully in its entirety, or he may look over it with no attention to the thing itself because his gaze and thought are concentrated on something beyond; oversight has thus two contrasted senses, in the latter sense denoting inadvertent error or omission, and in the former denoting watchful supervision, commonly implying constant personal presence; superintendence requires only so much of presence or communication as to know that the superintendent's wishes are carried out; the superintendent of a railroad will personally oversee very few of its operations; the railroad company has supreme direction of all its affairs without superintendence or oversight. Control is used chiefly with reference to restraint or the power of restraint; a good horseman has a restless horse under perfect control; there is no high character without self-control. Surveillance is an invidious term signifying watching with something of suspicion. Compare CARE; NEGLECT.

    Synonyms:
    care, charge, command, control, direction, inspection, management, oversight, superintendence, supervision, watch, watchfulness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surveillance(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Fr.] superintendence, inspection, oversight, supervision, care, charge, control, direction, management

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How to use surveillance in a sentence?

  1. Angelino Alfano:

    There is no black list. There is surveillance work but the numbers concerned are much bigger than 100, we have dealt with a very large number of cases of dangerous individuals from the jihadist world but there is no list of 100 names.

  2. Albert Fox:

    There's a straight line through to this intrusive surveillance to unnecessary police stops to the kind of tragic violence we saw in Minneapolis.

  3. Jay Stanley:

    Even government scientists are now confirming that this surveillance technology is flawed and biased, one false match can lead to missed flights, lengthy interrogations, watchlist placements, tense police encounters, false arrests, or worse.

  4. The Democratic rebuttal:

    In fact, DOJ and the FBI would have been remiss in their duty to protect the country had they not sought a FISA warrant and repeated renewals to conduct temporary surveillance of Carter Page, someone the FBI assessed to be an agent of the Russian government.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    We have not seen any evidence that there was a wiretap or a (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) court order against Trump Tower or somebody in Trump Tower.


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