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Meaning of SQUAD

Pronunciation:  skwâd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a cooperative unit
  2. [n]  a smallest army unit
 

SQUAD is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: team
 
 See Also: army unit, baseball team, basketball team, battery, bench, crew, defence, defending team, defense, eleven, firing party, firing squad, first team, five, flying squad, football team, hockey team, junior varsity, JV, little-league team, major-league club, major-league team, minor-league club, minor-league team, offence, offense, police squad, powerhouse, section, social unit, stringer, unit, varsity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Squad\, n. [F. escouade, fr. Sp. escuadra, or It.
    squadra, (assumed) LL. exquadrare to square; L. ex + quadra a
    square. See {Square}.]
    1. (Mil.) A small party of men assembled for drill,
       inspection, or other purposes.
    
    2. Hence, any small party.
    
    
  2. \Squad\, n.
    Sloppy mud. [Prov. Eng.] --Tennyson.
    
    
 

 

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