Synonyms of term


1. term, word

usage: a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"

2. term, time period, period of time, period

usage: a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"

3. condition, term, statement

usage: (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"

4. term, quantity

usage: any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"

5. term, constituent, grammatical constituent

usage: one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"

6. term, full term, point, point in time

usage: the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"

7. terminus, terminal figure, term, statue

usage: (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


1. term, name, call

usage: name formally or designate with a term

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