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

3 senses of squat

Sense 1
knee bend, squat, squatting -- (exercising by repeatedly assuming a crouching position with the knees bent; strengthens the leg muscles)
       => leg exercise -- (exercise designed to strengthen the leg muscles)

Sense 2
jack, doodly-squat, diddly-squat, diddlysquat, diddly-shit, diddlyshit, diddly, diddley, squat, shit -- (a small worthless amount; "you don't know jack")
       => small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude)

Sense 3
squat, squatting -- (the act of assuming or maintaining a crouching position with the knees bent and the buttocks near the heels)
       => motion, movement, move, motility -- (a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility")

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

3 senses of squat

Sense 1
squat, crouch, scrunch, scrunch up, hunker, hunker down -- (sit on one's heels; "In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting"; "The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm")
       => sit, sit down -- (be seated)

Sense 2
squat -- (be close to the earth, or be disproportionately wide; "The building squatted low")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 3
squat -- (occupy (a dwelling) illegally)
       => occupy, reside, lodge in -- (live (in a certain place); "She resides in Princeton"; "he occupies two rooms on the top floor")

Antonyms of adj squat

2 senses of squat

Sense 1
chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy -- (short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure")

INDIRECT (VIA short) -> tall -- (great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships")

Sense 2
squat, underslung -- (having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground)

INDIRECT (VIA low) -> high -- ((literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high'); "a high mountain"; "high ceilings"; "high buildings"; "a high forehead"; "a high incline"; "a foot high")

Similarity of adj squat

2 senses of squat

Sense 1
chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy -- (short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure")
       => short (vs. tall), little -- (low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man")

Sense 2
squat, underslung -- (having a low center of gravity; built low to the ground)
       => low (vs. high) -- (literal meanings; being at or having a relatively small elevation or upward extension; "low ceilings"; "low clouds"; "low hills"; "the sun is low"; "low furniture"; "a low bow")

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