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term

 
Noun term has 7 senses
  1. term - a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"
    --1 is a kind of
    word
    --1 has particulars: referent
    Derived form: verb term1
  2. term - a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
    --2 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    --2 has part: midterm
    --2 has particulars:
     prison term, sentence, time; school term, academic term, academic session, session; tenure, term of office, incumbency
  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"
    --3 is a kind of statement
    --3 is a part of agreement, understanding
  4. term - any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
    --4 is a kind of
    quantity
  5. term - one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
    --5 is a kind of
    constituent, grammatical constituent
    --5 is a part of proposition
    --5 has particulars:
     subject; predicate; referent; relatum; categorem, categoreme; major term; minor term; middle term
  6. term, full term - the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"
    --6 is a kind of point, point in time
    --6 is a part of gestation, gestation period
  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
    --7 is a kind of statue
Verb term has 1 sense
  1. term - name formally or designate with a term
    --1 is one way to
    name, call
    Derived form: noun term1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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