HyperDic: term

English > 8 senses of the word term:
NOUNcommunicationterma word or expression used for some particular thing
timeterma limited period of time
communicationterm, condition, strings(usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
cognitiontermany distinct / distinct / distinct quantity contained in a polynomial
communicationtermone of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition
timeterm, full termthe end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent
artifactterm, terminus, terminal figure(architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar
VERBcommunicationtermname formally / formally or designate with a term
term > pronunciation
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Rhymesaffirm ... worm: 26 rhymes with erm...
English > term: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA word or expression used for some particular thing.
Example"he learned many medical terms"
NarrowerreferentSomething that refers
BroaderwordA unit of language that native speakers can identify
Spanishtérmino
Catalanterme
Verbstermname formally / formally or designate with a term
English > term: 8 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA limited period of time.
Examples
  • "a prison term"
  • "he left school before the end of term"
Partsmidtermmiddle of an academic term or a political term in office
Narrowerprison term, sentence, timeThe period of time a prisoner is imprisoned
school term, academic term, academic session, sessionThe time during which a school holds classes
tenure, term of office, incumbencyThe term during which some position is held
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishplazo, término
Catalanterme
Adjectivesterminalrelating to or occurring in a term or fixed period of time
English > term: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement.
Example "the terms of the treaty were generous"
Synonymscondition, strings
Part ofagreement, understandingThe statement (oral or written) of an exchange of promises
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishcondición, término
Catalancondició, terme
English > term: 8 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningAny distinct / distinct / distinct quantity contained in a polynomial.
Example"the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
BroaderquantityThe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
Spanishtérmino
Catalanterme
English > term: 8 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningOne of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition.
Example"the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
Part ofproposition(logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false
Narrowercategorem, categoremeA categorematic expression
major termThe term in a syllogism that is the predicate of the conclusion
middle termThe term in a syllogism that is common to both premises and excluded from the conclusion
minor termThe term in a syllogism that is the subject of the conclusion
predicate(logic) what is predicated of the subject of a proposition
referentThe first term in a proposition
relatumA term in a proposition that is related to the referent of the proposition
subject(logic) the first term of a proposition
Broaderconstituent, grammatical constituent(grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger / larger grammatical construction
Spanishtérmino
English > term: 8 senses > noun 6, time
MeaningThe end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent.
Example"a healthy baby born at full term"
Synonymfull term
Part ofgestation, gestation periodThe period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
Broaderpoint, point in timeAn instant of time
Spanishtérmino
Catalanterme
English > term: 8 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaning(architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally / originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome.
Synonymsterminus, terminal figure
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
BroaderstatueA sculpture representing a human or animal
English > term: 8 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningname formally / formally or designate with a term.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadername, call, know as, be known asAssign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Spanishdesignar
Catalanqualificar
Nounsterma word or expression used for some particular thing

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