Squad Definition

skwŏd
squad, squads
noun
squads
A small group of soldiers assembled for inspection, duty, etc.
Webster's New World
Any small group of people working together.
A police squad.
Webster's New World
The smallest military tactical unit, often a subdivision of a platoon.
Webster's New World
An athletic team.
A football squad.
Webster's New World

(UK, dialect) Sloppy mud.

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verb
To form into squads.
Webster's New World
To assign to a squad.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Squad

Noun

Singular:
squad
Plural:
squads

Origin of Squad

  • Obsolete French esquade from Old French escadre from Old Spanish escuadra Old Italian squadra both from Vulgar Latin exquadra square square

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French escouade.

    From Wiktionary

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