Synonyms
Etymology

1. squirrel

noun. ['ˈskwɝːəl'] a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail.

Synonyms

  • spermophile
  • gnawer
  • Eutamius sibiricus
  • Eutamius asiaticus
  • family Sciuridae
  • gopher
  • hackee
  • rodent
  • chipmunk
  • tree squirrel
  • baronduki
  • Sciuridae
  • barunduki
  • Asiatic flying squirrel
  • eastern chipmunk
  • Tamias striatus
  • American flying squirrel
  • ground squirrel
  • striped squirrel
  • burunduki

Etymology

  • esquirel (Anglo-Norman)
  • escurel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Ground Squirrel

  • epidural
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  • deferral
  • o'berle

Example sentences of the word ground-squirrel


1. Noun Phrase
Most ground squirrels live in a colony in which several animals will occupy the same system of burrows.

2. Noun Phrase
Golden-mantled ground squirrels resemble chipmunks with their yellow-gray body and black and white striped back.

3. Noun Phrase
There are 62 species of ground squirrel, many of whom have striped coats.

4. Noun Phrase
The only real way to stop ground squirrels' burrowing is to construct a physical barrier.

2. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] the solid part of the earth's surface.

Synonyms

  • terra firma
  • ness
  • mainland
  • peninsula
  • timber
  • object
  • cape
  • coastal plain
  • field
  • Earth
  • foreland
  • plain
  • solid ground
  • land mass
  • world
  • earth
  • floor
  • physical object
  • land
  • globe
  • beachfront
  • archipelago
  • slash
  • timberland
  • dry land
  • champaign
  • oxbow
  • island
  • wonderland
  • landmass
  • neck
  • forest
  • isthmus

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] a rational motive for a belief or action.

Synonyms

  • account
  • rational motive
  • score
  • why
  • reason
  • occasion

Antonyms

  • miss
  • best
  • unburden
  • clean

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface.

Synonyms

  • dirt
  • diatomite
  • soil
  • diatomaceous earth
  • moraine
  • material
  • earth
  • saprolite
  • kieselguhr

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • mental
  • trade edition
  • direct discourse

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] fix firmly and stably.

Synonyms

  • anchor
  • secure
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • play up
  • foreground
  • esteem

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] confine or restrict to the ground.

Synonyms

  • restrain
  • confine

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unprofitability
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] instruct someone in the fundamentals of a subject.

Synonyms

  • instruct
  • teach

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • dissuade
  • deficit

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] a relation that provides the foundation for something.

Synonyms

  • foundation
  • common ground
  • footing

Antonyms

  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial
  • immaterial

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. ground

verb. ['ˈgraʊnd'] place or put on the ground.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • break even
  • level
  • break

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. ground

noun. ['ˈgraʊnd'] a position to be won or defended in battle (or as if in battle).

Synonyms

  • position

Antonyms

  • top
  • head

Etymology

  • grund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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