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Noun: terms  turmz
  1. Status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    "on good terms with her in-laws";
    - footing
     
  2. The amount of money needed to purchase something
    "he got his new car on excellent terms";
    - price, damage
Noun: term  turm
  1. A word or expression used for some particular thing
    "he learned many medical terms"
     
  2. A limited period of time
    "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
     
  3. (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
    "the terms of the treaty were generous";
    - condition
     
  4. One of two or more parts of an academic year during which students attend classes or lectures
     
  5. Any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial
    "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
     
  6. One of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition
    "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
     
  7. The end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent
    "a healthy baby born at full term";
    - full term
     
  8. (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
    - terminus, terminal figure
Verb: term  turm
  1. Name formally or designate with a term

Type of: call, christen, constituent, cost, grammatical constituent, name, period, period of time, point, point in time, position, quantity, statement, statue, status, time period, word

Part of: agreement, gestation, gestation period, proposition, understanding

Encyclopedia: Terms

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