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1. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] a word or expression used for some particular thing.

Synonyms

  • word

Antonyms

  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Term

  • reconfirm
  • reaffirm
  • confirm
  • squirm
  • infirm
  • sturm
  • sperm
  • affirm
  • wurm
  • worm
  • thurm
  • therm
  • schirm
  • hurm
  • herm
  • germe
  • germ
  • firm
  • ferm
  • berm

Sentences with term


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes about term


1. It's a special person - and personality - who can lead a start-up to soaring success and sustain that success for the long term. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg are star examples.
- Marcus Buckingham

2. 'Crazy' is a term of art; 'Insane' is a term of law. Remember that, and you will save yourself a lot of trouble.
- Hunter S. Thompson

3. In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
- Richard M. Nixon

2. long-term

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a relatively long time.

Synonyms

  • long-run
  • long

Antonyms

  • improvident
  • unretentive
  • unmindful

3. short-term

adjective. ['ˌʃɔrtˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a limited period.

Synonyms

  • short-run

Antonyms

  • tall
  • high

4. term

verb. ['ˈtɝːm'] name formally or designate with a term.

Synonyms

  • name

Antonyms

  • software
  • inessential

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] a limited period of time.

Synonyms

  • school term
  • sentence
  • session
  • academic term
  • incumbency
  • academic session
  • prison term
  • period of time
  • time
  • tenure
  • period
  • time period
  • term of office

Antonyms

  • universal proposition
  • particular
  • particular proposition
  • noncitizen

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement.

Synonyms

  • condition
  • understanding
  • agreement

Antonyms

  • antemeridian
  • demote
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial.

Antonyms

  • downtime

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition.

Synonyms

  • proposition
  • subject
  • relatum
  • grammatical constituent
  • referent
  • middle term
  • predicate
  • categorem
  • major term
  • minor term
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • syncategoreme
  • night
  • future
  • past

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent.

Synonyms

  • gestation period
  • point in time
  • full term
  • gestation

Antonyms

  • insubordinate
  • unaffected
  • construction
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome.

Synonyms

  • terminal figure
  • terminus

Antonyms

  • acquit
  • regulation time
  • work time

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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