Need another word that means the same as “squad”? Find 25 synonyms and 30 related words for “squad” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Squad” are: team, police squad, group, gang, band, body, crew, mob, crowd, outfit, force, detachment, detail, platoon, battery, troop, patrol, squadron, cadre, commando, set, ring, company, coterie, clique
Squad as a Noun
Definitions of "Squad" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “squad” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A cooperative unit (especially in sports.
- A group of sports players from which a team is chosen.
- A division of a police force dealing with a particular type of crime.
- A person's circle of close friends.
- A small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime.
- A smallest army unit.
- A small number of soldiers assembled for drill or assigned to a special task.
- A small group of people having a particular task.
Synonyms of "Squad" as a noun (25 Words)
|band||A group of musicians playing popular music for dancing.|
A narrow band of gold was her only jewellery.
|battery||An assault in which the assailant makes physical contact.|
|body||The body excluding the head and neck and limbs.|
It s important to keep your body in good condition.
|cadre||A group of activists in a communist or other revolutionary organization.|
He was an activist in the cadre.
|clique||An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.|
His flat became a haven for a clique of young men of similar tastes.
|commando||A unit of commandos.|
A commando attack.
|company||Organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical.|
I really enjoy his company.
|coterie||A small group of people with shared interests or tastes, especially one that is exclusive of other people.|
A coterie of friends and advisers.
|crew||A group of people associated in some way.|
The ship s captain and crew may be brought to trial.
|crowd||A large number of things or people considered together.|
The crowd of tall buildings.
|detachment||A group of troops, aircraft, or ships sent away on a separate mission.|
He felt a sense of detachment from what was going on.
|detail||A less significant item or fact.|
We shall consider every detail of the Bill.
|force||The army navy and air force of a country.|
They ruled by law and not by force.
|gang||An organized group of criminals.|
The machine had a gang of cutter chains on a swivelling head.
|group||Two or more figures or objects forming a design.|
I now belong to my local drama group.
|mob||The ordinary people.|
My mob travelled and traded with other people.
|outfit||Any cohesive unit such as a military company.|
Her wedding outfit.
|patrol||A detachment used for security or reconnaissance.|
The police were on patrol when they were ordered to investigate the incident.
|platoon||Engaged in platooning.|
Platoons of sharp lawyers.
|police squad||The force of policemen and officers.|
|ring||The sound of a bell ringing E A Poe.|
A boxing ring.
|set||Evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris.|
His instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set.
|squadron||A principal division of an armoured or cavalry regiment, consisting of two or more troops.|
He immediately commissioned a squadron of architects.
|team||Used before another word to form the name of a real or notional group which supports or favours the person or thing indicated.|
|troop||Soldiers or armed forces.|
A troop of children.
Usage Examples of "Squad" as a noun
- Ireland's World Cup squad.
- The vice squad.
- The demolition squad from No. 6 Troop were blowing up the guns.
- The 39-year-old actress and her squad snapped some pics together after the show.
- An assassination squad.
Associations of "Squad" (30 Words)
|armored||Protected by armor (used of persons or things military.|
|army||The army of the United States of America the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare.|
He joined the army at 16.
|artillery||Large-calibre guns used in warfare on land.|
Each corps included two regiments of field artillery.
|battalion||A large organized group of people pursuing a common aim.|
A battalion of ants.
|brigade||Form into a brigade.|
The militia which was brigaded with regular formations to improve its training.
|captain||Be the captain of a ship aircraft or sports team.|
He did very well academically becoming school captain.
|chieftain||The head of a tribe or clan.|
An elite composed of corporate chieftains.
|colonel||A commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.|
|command||Be in command of.|
This speaker commands a high fee.
|commander||A rank of naval officer above lieutenant commander and below captain.|
The commander of a paratroop regiment.
|contingent||A group of people sharing a common feature, forming part of a larger group.|
Arms sales contingent on the approval of congress.
|corps||A body of people associated together.|
At 9 30 a m the press corps was handed what looked to be a routine list of orders.
|deployment||The action of bringing resources into effective action.|
The authorities announced deployment of extra security forces in towns and cities to prevent violence.
|dragoon||A mounted infantryman armed with a carbine.|
She had been dragooned into helping with the housework.
|garrison||Station troops in a fort or garrison.|
Air reconnaissance showed the Germans had not garrisoned the island.
|grenadier||A common bottom-dwelling fish with a large head, a long tapering tail, and typically a luminous gland on the belly.|
|leader||A conductor of a small musical group.|
The leader of a protest group.
|legion||A division of 3,000–6,000 men, including a complement of cavalry, in the ancient Roman army.|
Her fans are legion.
|legionary||Of an ancient Roman legion.|
The legionary fortress of Isca.
|master||Make a master copy of a film or recording.|
A master of the violin.
|militia||Civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army.|
Small detachments of militia.
|naval||Relating to a navy or navies.|
A naval base.
|officer||Direct or command as an officer.|
A chief executive officer.
|regiment||Form military personnel into a regiment.|
|sergeant||A rank of non commissioned officer in the army or air force above corporal and below staff sergeant.|
|skipper||Work as the skipper on a vessel.|
The course teaches even complete beginners to skipper their own yachts.
|soldier||Serve as a soldier in the military.|
Graham wasn t enjoying this but he soldiered on.
|subaltern||Inferior in rank or status.|
The private tutor was a recognized subaltern part of the bourgeois family.
|team||Come together as a team to achieve a common goal.|
The abbey s wagon and a team of horses are gone.
|troop||A group of soldiers.|