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Meaning of SQUAD

Pronunciation:  skwâd

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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.