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1 status with respect to the relations between people or groups; "on good terms with her in-laws"; "on a friendly footing" [syn: footing]
2 the amount of money needed to purchase something; "the price of gasoline"; "he got his new car on excellent terms"; "how much is the damage?" [syn: price, damage]

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  • (UK) /tɜːmz/, /t3:mz/
  • (US) /tɝmz/, /t3`mz/


  1. plural of term

Extensive Definition

Term may refer to:
terms in French: Terme
terms in Lithuanian: Terminas
terms in Georgian: ტერმინი
terms in Romanian: Termen
terms in Russian: Терм
terms in Finnish: Termi
terms in Turkish: Terim
terms in Chinese: 術語
terms in Yiddish: טערמין

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accommodation, adjustment, arrangement, boundary condition, catch, clause, composition of differences, compromise, condition, donnee, escalator clause, escape clause, escape hatch, fine print, given, grounds, joker, kicker, limiting condition, obligation, parameter, prerequisite, provision, provisions, proviso, requisite, resolution, saving clause, settlement, sine qua non, small print, specification, stipulation, string, ultimatum, whereas
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