AskDefine | Define sentry

Dictionary Definition

sentry n : a person employed to watch for something to happen [syn: lookout, lookout man, sentinel, watch, spotter, scout, picket]

User Contributed Dictionary



sentry Plural sentries
  1. A guard, particularly on duty at the entrance to a military base.

Extensive Definition

Sentry may refer to:
sentry in German: Sentry
sentry in French: Sentry
sentry in Italian: Sentinella
sentry in Dutch: Sentry

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Argus, Cassandra, Charley, Jeremiah, admonisher, airplane spotter, cautioner, fire patrolman, fire warden, fireguard, flagman, forward observer, lighthouse keeper, lookout, lookout man, monitor, night watchman, patrol, patroller, patrolman, picket, prophet of doom, roundsman, scout, sentinel, signaler, signalman, spotter, vedette, ward, warner, watch, watcher, watchkeeper, watchman
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