Definition of term

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • term is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • term is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • term is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of term


  • the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent (noun)

    Examples

    1. a healthy baby born at full term

    Synonyms

    1. full 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 (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. terminal figure
    2. terminus
  • (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement (noun)

    Examples

    1. the terms of the treaty were generous

    Synonyms

    1. condition
    2. strings
  • a limited period of time (noun)

    Examples

    1. a prison term
    2. he left school before the end of term
  • any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial (noun)

    Examples

    1. the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree
  • a word or expression used for some particular thing (noun)

    Examples

    1. he learned many medical terms
  • name formally or designate with a term (verb)
  • one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition (noun)

    Examples

    1. the major term of a syllogism must occur twice

See definition of term in Merriam Webster

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