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To settle on public land under regulation by the government, in order to get title to it
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  1. To settle on public land under regulation by the government, in order to get title to it
  2. To settle on land, esp. public or unoccupied land, without right or title
  3. To sit in a crouching position with knees bent and the buttocks on or near the heels.
To interpret or apply (a rule) in a way calculated to gain a desired end
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  1. To interpret or apply (a rule) in a way calculated to gain a desired end
  2. (Nautical) To fasten:
  3. To misrepresent; distort:
To draw (one's body, etc.) up so as to form a hump; arch into a hump
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  1. To draw (one's body, etc.) up so as to form a hump; arch into a hump
  2. To move forward jerkily; push; shove
  3. To bend or draw up into a hump:
(Idiomatic) To take shelter; to prepare oneself for some eventuality; to focus on a task.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To take shelter; to prepare oneself for some eventuality; to focus on a task.
  2. (Idiomatic) To stubbornly hold to a position.
To act in a timid, servile manner; fawn
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  1. To act in a timid, servile manner; fawn
  2. To behave in a servile way; fawn.
  3. To draw back, bend, crouch, etc., as when afraid; shrink from something dangerous or painful
To start or wince involuntarily, as from surprise or pain.
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  1. To start or wince involuntarily, as from surprise or pain.
  2. To let the foot slip from a ball, when attempting to give a tight croquet.
  3. To recoil, as from something unpleasant or difficult; shrink.
To draw back in fear; lose heart or courage; cower
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  1. To draw back in fear; lose heart or courage; cower
To crowd together, as from cold or fear.
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  1. To crowd together, as from cold or fear.
  2. To draw or curl one's limbs close to one's body; crouch.
  3. To push or thrust in a hurried or disordered manner
To bend or draw up into a hump:
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  1. To bend or draw up into a hump:
  2. To move forward jerkily; push; shove
  3. To draw (one's body, etc.) up so as to form a hump; arch into a hump
To squat close to the ground; crouch. Usually used with down:
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  1. To squat close to the ground; crouch. Usually used with down:
  2. To settle down on one's haunches; squat or crouch
To sit in a crouching position with knees bent and the buttocks on or near the heels.
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  1. To sit in a crouching position with knees bent and the buttocks on or near the heels.
  2. To occupy illegally an empty, abandoned, or condemned house, building, apartment, etc.
  3. To crouch or cower close to the ground: said of an animal
Find another word for crouch. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for crouch, like: squat, bend, hunch, hunker-down, cringe, flinch, quail, bow, grovel, huddle and hunch.