patrol-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Maintain the security or safety of by monitoring while in motion.

Lifeguards patrol the beaches.
A beat cop always patrolled my neighborhood growing up.
SL's too large to be patrolled with any efficacy, so it would also
have to rely on resident reportage.

VerbNet: search-35.2
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: patrol.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1