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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
squirrel (noun)
1.
any of various small or medium-sized rodents (family Sciuridae, the squirrel family) as
a) any of numerous New or Old World arboreal forms having a long bushy tail and strong hind legs
b) - ground squirrel
2.
the fur of a squirrel
squirrel (verb)
transitive verb
to store up for future use - often used with away squirrel away some money
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
squirrel (verb)
to put (something of future use or value) in a safe or secret place
SYNONIMS:
cache, lay away, lay by, lay in, lay up, put by, salt away, squirrel (away), stash, stockpile, store, stow, treasure
RELATED WORDS:
accumulate, acquire, amass, assemble, collect, concentrate, garner, gather, pick up, round up, scrape (together); heap, pile, stack; conserve, husband, preserve; bank, coffer, deposit, hold, keep, reserve, retain, save, set by, stock, withhold; bury, conceal, ensconce, secrete
NEAR ANTONYMS:
cast, discard, ditch, dump, fling (off away), jettison, throw away, throw out, unload; consume, squander, use up, waste; hand out, hand over, relinquish, surrender; blow, dissipate, fritter (away), lavish, misspend, run through, spend; deplete, exhaust, expend, impoverish; dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter
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