Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun term

7 senses of term

Sense 1
term -- (a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms")
       => word -- (a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning")

Sense 2
term -- (a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 3
condition, term -- ((usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous")
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 4
term -- (any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree")
       => quantity -- (the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable)

Sense 5
term -- (one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice")
       => constituent, grammatical constituent -- ((grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction)

Sense 6
term, full term -- (the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term")
       => point, point in time -- (an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave")

Sense 7
terminus, terminal figure, term -- ((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)
       => statue -- (a sculpture representing a human or animal)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb term

1 sense of term

Sense 1
term -- (name formally or designate with a term)
       => name, call -- (assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to; "They named their son David"; "The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader")

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