Noun Definition


1.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

Related Noun(s):terminus

Category: Objects

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

"The contract set out the conditions of the lease", "The terms of the treaty were generous"

Related Noun(s):condition

Category: General

3.Definition: a limited period of time

"A prison term", "He left school before the end of term"

Category: General

4.Definition: a word or expression used for some particular thing

"He learned many medical terms"

Category: General

5.Definition: any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial

"The general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"

Category: General

6.Definition: one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition

"The major term of a syllogism must occur twice"

Category: General

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

"A healthy baby born at full term"

Category: General