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In the broad and sweeping sense which the use of the term generally implies, I am not a free-trader.
John Griffin Carlisle

Meaning of "term" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TERM

From Old French terme, from Latin terminus end.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TERM

term  [tɜːm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TERM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Term is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb term in English.

WHAT DOES TERM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Term

Term may refer to: ▪ Term or terminology, a noun or compound word used in a specific context: meaning ▪ Term a fixed period of time ▪ Term or terminal emulator, a program that emulates a video terminal ▪ Term or terminal form, a human head and bust that continues as a square tapering pillar-like form ▪ Term, Iran, a village in Mazandaran Province, Iran ▪ Technical term, part of the specialized vocabulary of a particular field ▪ Scientific terminology, terms used by scientists ▪ Contractual term, a legally binding provision ▪ Telecom Enforcement Resource and Monitoring, the vigilance and monitoring wing of the Indian Department of Telecommunications...

Definition of term in the English dictionary

The first definition of term in the dictionary is a name, expression, or word used for some particular thing, esp in a specialized field of knowledge. Other definition of term is any word or expression. Term is also a limited period of time.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TERM

PRESENT

Present
I term
you term
he/she/it terms
we term
you term
they term
Present continuous
I am terming
you are terming
he/she/it is terming
we are terming
you are terming
they are terming
Present perfect
I have termed
you have termed
he/she/it has termed
we have termed
you have termed
they have termed
Present perfect continuous
I have been terming
you have been terming
he/she/it has been terming
we have been terming
you have been terming
they have been terming
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I termed
you termed
he/she/it termed
we termed
you termed
they termed
Past continuous
I was terming
you were terming
he/she/it was terming
we were terming
you were terming
they were terming
Past perfect
I had termed
you had termed
he/she/it had termed
we had termed
you had termed
they had termed
Past perfect continuous
I had been terming
you had been terming
he/she/it had been terming
we had been terming
you had been terming
they had been terming
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will term
you will term
he/she/it will term
we will term
you will term
they will term
Future continuous
I will be terming
you will be terming
he/she/it will be terming
we will be terming
you will be terming
they will be terming
Future perfect
I will have termed
you will have termed
he/she/it will have termed
we will have termed
you will have termed
they will have termed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been terming
you will have been terming
he/she/it will have been terming
we will have been terming
you will have been terming
they will have been terming
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would term
you would term
he/she/it would term
we would term
you would term
they would term
Conditional continuous
I would be terming
you would be terming
he/she/it would be terming
we would be terming
you would be terming
they would be terming
Conditional perfect
I would have term
you would have term
he/she/it would have term
we would have term
you would have term
they would have term
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been terming
you would have been terming
he/she/it would have been terming
we would have been terming
you would have been terming
they would have been terming
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you term
we let´s term
you term
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to term
Past participle
termed
Present Participle
terming
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TERM


affirm
əˈfɜːm
berm
bɜːm
berme
bɜːm
bookworm
ˈbʊkˌwɜːm
confirm
kənˈfɜːm
earthworm
ˈɜːθˌwɜːm
firm
fɜːm
full-term
ˌfʊlˈtɜːm
germ
dʒɜːm
herm
hɜːm
infirm
ɪnˈfɜːm
medium-term
ˈmiːdɪəmˌtɜːm
midterm
ˈmɪdˈtɜːm
perm
pɜːm
preterm
ˌpriːˈtɜːm
sperm
spɜːm
squirm
skwɜːm
therm
θɜːm
turm
tɜːm
worm
wɜːm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TERM

teriyaki
term insurance
term paper
termagancy
termagant
termagantly
termer
terminability
terminable
terminableness
terminably
terminal
terminal bonus
terminal figure
terminal market
terminal platform
terminal point
terminal station
terminal velocity
terminally

WORDS THAT END LIKE TERM

donor sperm
echinoderm
ectoderm
endoderm
endosperm
full term
geotherm
gymnosperm
half term
isotherm
jail term
long term
long-term
mesoderm
middle term
pachyderm
short-term
summer term
wheat germ
wheatgerm

Synonyms and antonyms of term in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TERM»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «term» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of term

Translation of «term» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TERM

Find out the translation of term to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of term from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «term» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

词语
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

término
570 millions of speakers

English

term
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अवधि
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَعْبِير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

термин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

termo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মেয়াদ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

terme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terma
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bezeichnung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

用語
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

용어
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Istilah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuật ngữ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கால
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संज्ञा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

terim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

termine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zwrot
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

термін
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cuvânt
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

term
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

villkor
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

betegnelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of term

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TERM»

The term «term» is very widely used and occupies the 1.456 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of term
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «term».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TERM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «term» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «term» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about term

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «TERM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word term.
1
Todd Akin
Now an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but in fact the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person. All you add is food and climate control, and some time, and the embryo becomes you or me.
2
Anthony Albanese
Whether politicians are dealing with complex policy problems or trying to communicate with the electorate, it makes sense to establish a clear, long term narrative underpinned by forward-looking policies to deliver on its vision.
3
Walead Beshty
It's extremely difficult to say what one actually means by 'sculpture' other than, in a provisional sense, it's something that goes on the floor or a pedestal, and loosely applies to a certain history of the use of that term.
4
Jim Bolger
I'm much more attracted personally to governments going their full term. It's very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah... a parliamentary democracy, but I've always had an instinct to say there should be a fixed term.
5
Susan Bysiewicz
If you're a man and you are confident and you are ambitious and strong, then you are a statesman and a leader. If you are a woman and you have those qualities, well, they have a not-so-flattering term for that.
6
John Griffin Carlisle
In the broad and sweeping sense which the use of the term generally implies, I am not a free-trader.
7
Chris Chocola
I am convinced that China needs to be a strong trading partner with the United States long term.
8
Wesley Clark
The purpose of the European Union expansion is to bring stability to the East, and ultimately, that stability will come to Russia. There is no long term reason that Russia can't be part of the same peaceful community of nations.
9
Leonard Cohen
The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.
10
Tom Cole
I really do believe most people understand raising tax rates is bad for the economy, it costs jobs. It actually in the long term undermines revenue.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TERM»

Discover the use of term in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to term and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Diary in the Strict Sense of the Term
The volume presents the diary of one of the great anthropologists at a crucial time in his career. Malinowski's major works grew out of his findings on field trips to New Guinea and North Melanesia from 1914-1918.
Bronislaw Malinowski, 1989
2
Long-Term Care: Managing Across the Continuum
This book is intended as both a college text and a reference source for professionals, policy makers, and regulators. The text provides a sound reference source for anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the long-term care system.
John Pratt, 2010
3
Term Rewriting and All That
Unified and self-contained introduction to term-rewriting; suited for students or professionals.
Franz Baader, Tobias Nipkow, 1999
4
Asperger Syndrome and Long-term Relationships
Including many quotes from people in long-term AS relationships, the book describes many positive solutions that have worked for other couples.
Ashley Stanford, 2002
5
LTE - The UMTS Long Term Evolution: From Theory to Practice
"Where this book is exceptional is that the reader will not just learn how LTE works but why it works" Adrian Scrase, ETSI Vice-President, International Partnership Projects Following on the success of the first edition, this book is fully ...
Stefania Sesia, Issam Toufik, Matthew Baker, 2011
6
Term-Structure Models: A Graduate Course
Modeling the term-structure movements of interest rates is a challenging task. This volume gives an introduction to the mathematics of term-structure models in continuous time.
Damir Filipovic, 2009
7
Standard Soil Methods for Long-Term Ecological Research
This second volume in the Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Network Series addresses these issues directly by providing a comprehensive standardized set of protocols for measuring soil properties.
Michigan State University G. Philip Robertson Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences W. K. Kellogg Biological Station, University of Georgia David C. Coleman Research Professor of Ecology Institute of Ecology, Air Caroline S. Bledsoe Professor of Soil Ecology in the Department of Land, and Water Resources University of California Davis, 1999
8
Short-term Treatment and Social Work Practice: An ...
Offering a comprehensive, practical, in-depth discussion, this book promises to become a vital new resource for students and practitioners alike.
Eda G. Goldstein, Maryellen Noonan, 1999
9
Nursing Policies and Procedures for Long Term Care: Nursing ...
Comprehensive nursing policies and procedures for long term care to assure compliance with federal regulations and quality of care standards.
Debra Collins, RN, RAC-CT, 2014
10
Effective Management of Long Term Care Facilities
The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to offer a more cohesive presentation of the material, as well as new, in-depth information on licensing and important skills for becoming a nursing home administrator.
Douglas A. Singh, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TERM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term term is used in the context of the following news items.
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Senate passes long-term highway plan
Washington (CNN) The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan six-year plan for highway, bridge and transit construction on Thursday, the first time such a ... «CNN, Jul 15»
2
Burundi elections: Pierre Nkurunziza wins third term
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has won a controversial third term, taking nearly 70% of the vote, according to provisional results from the country's ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
3
House passes short-term highway bill
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House approved a short-term, $8 billion transportation bill to keep money flowing to states for highway and infrastructure projects ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
4
Rwanda MPs back scrapping presidential term limits
Parliamentarians in Rwanda have voted to support a change to the constitution that would allow President Paul Kagame to stand for a third term in 2017. «BBC News, Jul 15»
5
Burundi VP Blasts President's Bid for Third Term as 'Illegal'
Critics say he is violating a two-term limit in the constitution and the accords that ended Burundi's civil war. Burundi's constitutional court said the president is ... «Voice of America, Jun 15»
6
Feds call for end of long-term detention of migrant families
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says federal officials are making "substantial changes" to end the long-term detention of migrant families who are ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jun 15»
7
Senate approves short-term highway bill, sending it to Obama
“Senate Democrats want to get on a with a long-term solution, because we understand that you cannot have big league economic growth with little league ... «The Hill, May 15»
8
Burundi women protest Nkurunziza third term
Hundreds of women have held a mass protest in Burundi against President Pierre Nkurunziza running for a third term. This is the latest demonstration against ... «euronews, May 15»
9
Burundi President registers to run for third term despite clashes
The President has a two-term limit as part of an agreement that helped end Burundi's ethnic civil war. Critics say his planned run violates the constitution. «CNN, May 15»
10
Burundi court backs President Nkurunziza on third-term
Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza can run for a third term, according to the country's constitutional court. Under the constitution, presidents can only be ... «BBC News, May 15»

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