Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun squash

3 senses of squash

Sense 1
squash, squash vine -- (any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits)
       => vine -- (a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface)

Sense 2
squash -- (edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable)
       => vegetable, veggie, veg -- (edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant)

Sense 3
squash, squash racquets, squash rackets -- (a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets)
       => court game -- (an athletic game played on a court)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb squash

1 sense of squash

Sense 1
squash, crush, squelch, mash, squeeze -- (to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; "crush an aluminum can"; "squeeze a lemon")
       => press -- (exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot")

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