verb (used with object), surveilled, surveilling.
to place under surveillance.

1965–70; back formation from surveillance Unabridged
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surveil (sɜːˈveɪl)
to observe closely the activities of (a person or group)
[C20: back formation from surveillance]

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Example sentences
The aircraft's wartime applications include intelligence, surveil lance and reconnaissance.
Theft groups will actually surveil the targeted commercial rig after receiving inside information regarding the transported load.
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