Synonyms of platoon


1. platoon, army unit

usage: a military unit that is a subdivision of a company; usually has a headquarters and two or more squads; usually commanded by a lieutenant

2. platoon, police squad, squad

usage: a team of policemen working under the military platoon system

3. platoon, social group

usage: a group of persons who are engaged in a common activity; "platoons of tourists poured out of the busses"; "the defensive platoon of the football team"

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Definition and meaning of platoon (Dictionary)