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SENTRY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sentry mean? 

SENTRY (noun)
  The noun SENTRY has 1 sense:

1. a person employed to watch for something to happen

  Familiarity information: SENTRY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SENTRY (noun)


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Meaning:

A person employed to watch for something to happen

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

lookout; lookout man; picket; scout; sentinel; sentry; spotter; watch

Hypernyms ("sentry" is a kind of...):

security guard; watcher; watchman (a guard who keeps watch)


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