Definition of "squads" []

  • The smallest military formation, typically comprising a dozen soldiers, used esp as a drill formation (noun)
  • Any small group of people engaged in a common pursuit (noun)
  • A number of players from which a team is to be selected (noun)
  • Plural form of squad. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "squads" in a sentence
  • "Are you organized in squads, platoons, or do you have some other form of organization?"
  • "Bloodshed between death squads from the two rival Islamic sects brought Iraq to the brink of civil war before a U.S. troop buildup in 2008 helped rout the extremists from both sides."
  • "Japan, Mexico and Venezuela also usually field standout squads from the eight-team international bracket."