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Definition of "squad" []

  • A small group of people organized in a common endeavor or activity. (noun)
  • The smallest tactical unit of military personnel. (noun)
  • A small unit of police officers. (noun)
  • Sports An athletic team. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "squad" in a sentence
  • "= _A sentry squad_ is a squad posted in observation at an indicated point."
  • "Whereas the title squad's unselfish play some times led to passing to a fault, the current crew lean toward faulty passing."
  • "Not everyone in the squad is the same age, he says, perhaps thinking of Kevin Davies, who has just received his first England call-up at the age of 33."