What does sentry mean?

Definitions for sentryˈsɛn tri

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sentry.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lookout, lookout man, sentinel, sentry, watch, spotter, scout, picket(noun)

    a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event


  1. sentry(Noun)

    A guard, particularly on duty at the entrance to a military base.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sentry(noun)

    a soldier placed on guard; a sentinel

  2. Sentry(noun)

    guard; watch, as by a sentinel

  3. Origin: [Probably from OF. senteret a little patch; cf. F. sentier path, and OF. sente. See Sentinel.]


  1. Sentry

    The Sentry is a fictional character in the Marvel Comics Universe. The character first appears in The Sentry #1 and was created by Paul Jenkins and Jae Lee, with uncredited conceptual contributions by Rick Veitch.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sentry

    sen′tri, n. a sentinel: a soldier on guard to observe the approach of danger: a watch-tower.—ns Sen′try-box, a box to shelter a sentry; Sen′try-go, any active military duty. [Prob. a corr. of sentinel—Low L. semitarius—L. semita, a path.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sentry in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sentry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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