Definition of Stakeout

1. Noun. Surveillance of some place or some person by the police (as in anticipation of a crime).

Generic synonyms: Surveillance



Definition of Stakeout

1. Noun. The act of watching a location, generally covertly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stakeout

1. a surveillance of an area especially by the police [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stakeout

stakebuilding
staked
staked out
stakehead
stakeheads
stakeholder
stakeholder society
stakeholders
stakeholdership
stakeholderships
stakeholding
stakeholdings
stakehole
stakeholes
stakelike
stakeout (current term)
stakeouts
stakes
stakes of Zion
stakes out
staking
staking out
stalactical
stalactiform
stalactite
stalactites
stalactitic
stalactitical
stalactitiform
stalag

Literary usage of Stakeout

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1. Financial Investigations: A Financial Approach to Detecting and Resolving Crimesby Don Vogel by Don Vogel (1999)
"A common term for stationary surveillance is stakeout. The surveillance on Jonathan Pollard began as a stakeout. But when Pollard and his wife decided to ..."

2. Mosca: A Factual Fiction by Richard Miller (1997)
""I'm on my way over," he said to his stakeout man. "I'm dressed like a Hell's Angel." Soon he was being taxied along Broadway through the tunnel to Columbus ..."

3. Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National by John Walter Osborne (1854)
"... substitute the powdered leaves of a leguminous plant, which stupefy the prey so that they can be caught by hand. Sometimes, also, they stakeout asort of ..."

4. Federal Immigration Law Enforcement in the Southwest: Civil Rights Impacts by John F. Dulles (1998)
"In this case, five Border Patrol agents set up a stakeout in a remote location known as Mari- copa Canyon. Two of the agents, Thomas Watson and Michael ..."

5. The Elementary School Teacher and Course of Study by JSTOR (Organization), University of Chicago School of Education (1902)
"To determine the length of the pace: (a) stakeout a square acre and pace its perimeter. Obtain length of your pace. (/>) Measure and stake out over rough ..."

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