Synonyms for term

Synonyms for (noun) term

Synonyms: term, terminal figure, terminus

Definition: (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

Similar words: statue

Definition: a sculpture representing a human or animal


Synonyms: term

Definition: any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial

Usage: the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree

Similar words: quantity

Definition: the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable


Synonyms: term

Definition: a word or expression used for some particular thing

Usage: he learned many medical terms

Similar words: word

Definition: a unit of language that native speakers can identify

Usage: words are the blocks from which sentences are made; he hardly said ten words all morning


Synonyms: term

Definition: one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition

Usage: the major term of a syllogism must occur twice

Similar words: constituent, grammatical constituent

Definition: (grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction


Synonyms: condition, term

Definition: (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement

Usage: the contract set out the conditions of the lease; the terms of the treaty were generous

Similar words: statement

Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day


Synonyms: term

Definition: a limited period of time

Usage: a prison term; he left school before the end of term

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period


Synonyms: term, full term

Definition: the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent

Usage: a healthy baby born at full term

Similar words: point, point in time

Definition: an instant of time

Usage: at that point I had to leave

Synonyms for (verb) term

Synonyms: term

Definition: name formally or designate with a term

Similar words: name, call

Definition: assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to

Usage: They named their son David; The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader