17 Definitions of Term

The meaning of the word term, the definition of Term:

n. - That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary.

n. - The time for which anything lasts; any limited time; as, a term of five years; the term of life.

n. - In universities, schools, etc., a definite continuous period during which instruction is regularly given to students; as, the school year is divided into three terms.

n. - A point, line, or superficies, that limits; as, a line is the term of a superficies, and a superficies is the term of a solid.

n. - A fixed period of time; a prescribed duration

n. - The limitation of an estate; or rather, the whole time for which an estate is granted, as for the term of a life or lives, or for a term of years.

n. - A space of time granted to a debtor for discharging his obligation.

n. - The time in which a court is held or is open for the trial of causes.

n. - The subject or the predicate of a proposition; one of the three component parts of a syllogism, each one of which is used twice.

n. - A word or expression; specifically, one that has a precisely limited meaning in certain relations and uses, or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or the like; as, a technical term.

n. - A quadrangular pillar, adorned on the top with the figure of a head, as of a man, woman, or satyr; -- called also terminal figure. See Terminus, n., 2 and 3.

n. - A member of a compound quantity; as, a or b in a + b; ab or cd in ab - cd.

n. - The menses.

n. - Propositions or promises, as in contracts, which, when assented to or accepted by another, settle the contract and bind the parties; conditions.

n. - In Scotland, the time fixed for the payment of rents.

n. - A piece of carved work placed under each end of the taffrail.

n. - To apply a term to; to name; to call; to denominate.

The word "term" uses 4 letters: E M R T

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after term, or to term in any order:

a - armet mater ramet tamer   e - meter metre remet retem   h - therm   i - merit miter mitre remit timer   o - metro   s - terms   u - muter  

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em er et me met re rem ret te

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