Definitions For Term


  • (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
  • Any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial
  • A word or expression used for some particular thing
  • One of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition
  • (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
  • A limited period of time
  • The end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent
  • A word or phrase that has an exact meaning
  • The particular kinds of words used to describe someone or something
  • The length of time during which a person has an official or political office


  • Name formally or designate with a term
  • To give a particular name or description to (something) : to call (something) by a particular name or to describe (something) in a particular way

Is Term a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Term is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Term in a Sentence

  • “I had the feeling that I had been there before.” “The term for that is ‘déjà vu.’”
  • That's an outdated term that no one uses anymore.
  • He spoke about them in glowing terms.
  • They termed the structure a “double helix.”
  • The project was termed a success.

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