English noun: squash
|1.||squash (plant) any of numerous annual trailing plants of the genus Cucurbita grown for their fleshy edible fruits|
|Narrower (hyponym)||autumn pumpkin, Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita pepo melopepo, pumpkin, pumpkin vine, summer squash, summer squash vine, winter squash, winter squash plant|
|Member meronym||Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita|
|2.||squash (food) edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable|
|Broader (hypernym)||veg, vegetable, veggie|
|Narrower (hyponym)||summer squash, winter squash|
|Part meronym||squash, squash vine|
|3.||squash (act) a game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets|
|Synonyms||squash rackets, squash racquets|
|Broader (hypernym)||court game|
|Domain category members||cut, drive, exchange, fault, forehand, forehand drive, forehand shot, forehand stroke, rally, serve, service, undercut|
English verb: squash
|1.||squash (contact) to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition|
|Samples||Crush an aluminum can.|
Squeeze a lemon.
|Synonyms||crush, mash, squeeze, squelch|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||stamp, steamroller, telescope, tread, wring|