Definition of Term:

  1. Conditions under which an action may be undertaken or agreement reached; stipulated or agreed-upon requirements.

  2. Give a descriptive name to; call by a specified name.

  3. A word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept, especially in a particular kind of language or branch of study.

  4. Fixed period for which a loan, insurance policy, or bond is issued, a time or fixed deposit is made, or a contract lasts.

  5. Each of the periods in the year, alternating with holidays or vacations, during which instruction is given in a school, college, or university, or during which a court holds sessions.

  6. Clause or provision that constitutes a substantive part of a contract and may create a contractual obligation breach of which could be cause for legal action. Depending upon its importance, a term may either be a condition (essence of a contract) or a warranty (material part of a contract). A term may either be an express term (clearly and directly stated) or an implied term (inserted by the courts or a statute).

  7. Each of the quantities in a ratio, series, or mathematical expression.

  8. Another term for terminus.

  9. A fixed or limited period for which something, e.g., office, imprisonment, or investment, lasts or is intended to last.

Synonyms of Term

Z, Abundant year, Academic year, Adjectival phrase, Administration, Agree, Annum, Antonym, Apodosis, Appellation, Arrange, Articles, Articulation, As regards, Assumptions, Balance, Baptize, Basis, Bissextile year, Border line, Bound, Boundary, Boundary condition, Boundary line, Bourn, Break boundary, Breakoff point, Calendar month, Calendar year, Call, Catastrophe, Ceasing, Ceiling, Century, Cessation, Christen, Chronology, Circumscription, Clause, Clauses, Coda, Come to terms, Common year, Compass, Compromise, Concerning, Conclusion, Condition, Conditions, Confine, Confines, Construction, Consummation, Continuity, Continuous tenure, Course, Crack of doom, Culmination, Curtain, Curtains, Cutoff, Cutoff point, Day, Deadline, Death, Decade, Decease, Decennary, Decennium, Defective year, Define, Delimitation, Denominate, Denouement, Designate, Designation, Destination, Destiny, Detail, Determinant, Division line, Doom, Dub, Duration, Duree, Effect, End, End point, Ending, Enlistment, Entitle, Envoi, Epilogue, Eschatology, Exception, Expiration, Expression, Extremity, Fate, Final solution, Final twitch, Final words, Finale, Finality, Finis, Finish, Fiscal year, Floor, Footing, Fortnight, Free form, Frontier, Glosseme, Go, Goal, Headed group, Hedge, High-water mark, Hitch, Homograph, Homonym, Homophone, Hour, Icon, Identify, Idiom, Idiotism, In relation to, Incumbency, Interface, Interval, Item, Izzard, Label, Last, Last breath, Last gasp, Last things, Last trumpet, Last words, Lastingness, Latter end, Leap year, Lexeme, Lexical form, Limen, Limit, Limitation, Limiting factor, Line, Line of demarcation, Linguistic form, Locution, Logos, Low-water mark, Lower limit, Lunar month, Lunar year, Lunation, Luster, Lustrum, Man-hour, Manner of speaking, March, Mark, Mete, Metonym, Microsecond, Millennium, Millisecond, Minimum free form, Minute, Moment, Monosyllable, Month, Moon, Morpheme, Name, Nickname, Nominate, Noun phrase, Omega, Paragraph, Particular, Payment, Payoff, Peculiar expression, Period, Peroration, Phase, Phrasal idiom, Phrase, Point, Polysyllable, Position, Prison term, Provision, Provisions, Proviso, Psychological time, Qualification, Quarter, Quietus, Quinquennium, Rates, Reconcile, Regarding, Regular year, Relating to, Relations, Relationship, Relative to, Reservation, Resolution, Resting place, Schedule, Second, Semasiological unit, Sememe, Semester, Sentence, Session, Set phrase, Settle, Sidereal year, Sign, Signifiant, Significant, Sitting, Solar year, Space, Space-time, Span, Specify, Spell, Standard phrase, Standing, Start, Starting line, Starting point, Stint, Stipulation, Stipulations, Stoppage, Stopping place, Stretch, String, Strings, Style, Sun, Swan song, Syllable, Symbol, Synonym, Syntactic structure, Tag, Target date, Tense, Tenure, Terminal, Terminal date, Termination, Terminus, Terms, The future, The past, The present, Threshold, Tide, Time, Time allotment, Timebinding, Title, Token, Tour, Trimester, Turn, Turn of expression, Turn of phrase, Twelvemonth, Type, Upper limit, Usage, Utterance, Verb complex, Verb phrase, Verbalism, Verbum, Vocable, Way of speaking, Week, Weekday, While, Windup, With regard to, Word, Word-group, Year, Period, Period of time, Time, Length of time, Spell, Stint, Duration, Condition, Precondition, Proviso, Provision, Prerequisite, Requisite, Specification, Word, Expression, Phrase, Turn of phrase, Idiom, Locution, Session, Call, Name, Entitle, Title, Style, Designate, Describe as, Dub, Label, Tag

How to use Term in a sentence?

  1. He could only be dealt with on his own terms.
  2. A geometric series is defined as having a constant ratio between consecutive terms.
  3. When I lost my job I was very uncertain how I was going to make the payments for the 30 year term it was originally for.
  4. According to the term of the quarterbacks contract he will be able to decide if he wants to enter free agency next season.
  5. The summer term.
  6. He has been termed the father of modern theology.
  7. The end of his trial term was near he would now be called in for an evaluation to see if the company saw him fit enough to continue working for them indefinitely.
  8. The musical term “leitmotiv”.
  9. The President is elected for a single four-year term.

Meaning of Term & Term Definition