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Princeton's WordNet

  1. squad(noun)

    a smallest army unit

  2. team, squad(noun)

    a cooperative unit (especially in sports)

  3. police squad, squad(noun)

    a small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime


  1. squad(Noun)

    A group of people organized for some common purpose, usually of about ten members.

  2. squad(Noun)

    A unit of tactical military personnel, or of police officers, usually of about ten members.

  3. squad(Noun)

    A team, usually of about ten members.

  4. squad(Noun)

    A group of potential players from whom a team and twelfth man are chosen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Squad(noun)

    a small party of men assembled for drill, inspection, or other purposes

  2. Squad(noun)

    hence, any small party

  3. Squad(noun)

    sloppy mud

  4. Origin: [F. escouade, fr. Sp. escuadra, or It. squadra, (assumed) LL. exquadrare to square; L. ex + quadra a square. See Square.]


  1. Squad

    In military terminology, a squad is a small military unit led by a non-commissioned officer that is subordinate to an infantry platoon. In countries following the British Army tradition this organization is referred to as a section. In most armies a squad consists of eight to fourteen soldiers, and may be further subdivided into fireteams.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SQUAD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3719

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SQUAD' in Nouns Frequency: #1430

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jennifer Herber:

    Our bomb squad responded and cleared both sites.

  2. Raul Munguia:

    The bomb squad is on scene and they are trying to determine the nature of the threat.

  3. Another Tea Party-backed Republican senator:

    This is not the time for a circular firing squad, We need to come together and move forward.

  4. Eldridge Cleaver:

    Americans think of themselves collectively as a huge rescue squad on twenty-four-hour call to any spot on the globe where dispute and conflict may erupt.

  5. Hugh Hewitt:

    I do worry about a conservative circular firing squad. All that does is play into the hands of the left, and give them the election victory by default that they're looking for.

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