(noun, verb)


1. the force of policemen and officers

Similar word(s): constabulary, law

Definition categories: group, force, personnel

Sentences with police as a noun:

- Call the police!

- The police operating in New York City operate under the New York City Police Department, several other City agencies and boards, and several public authorities.


1. maintain the security of by carrying out a patrol

Similar word(s): patrol

Definition categories: social, guard

Sentences with police as a verb:

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

- to police a person's identity