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squad British & World English

A small group of people having a particular task

squad English Thesaurus

an assassination squad

God squad British & World English

Used to refer to evangelical Christians

hit squad British & World English

A team of assassins

squad car British & World English

A police patrol car

bomb squad British & World English

A division of a police force appointed to investigate the planting and detonation of terrorist bombs

death squad British & World English

An armed paramilitary group formed to kill political opponents

drug squad British & World English

A division of a police force investigating crimes involving illegal drugs

fraud squad British & World English

A division of a police force appointed to investigate fraud

taxi squad British & World English

A group of players taking part in practices and available as reserves for the team

vice squad British & World English

A department or division of a police force that enforces laws against prostitution, drug abuse, illegal gambling, etc.

firing squad British & World English

A group of soldiers detailed to shoot a condemned person

flying squad British & World English

A division of a police force or other organization which is capable of reaching an incident quickly

snatch squad British & World English

A group of police officers or soldiers detailed to seize troublemakers in a crowd

drugs squad in drug squad British & World English

A division of a police force investigating crimes involving illegal drugs