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Synonyms for term

come to terms

Synonyms

  • come to an agreement
  • reach agreement
  • come to an understanding
  • conclude agreement

come to terms with something

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  • learn to live with
  • come to accept
  • be reconciled to
  • reach acceptance of

in terms of

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Synonyms for term

a limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

the period during which someone or something exists

a specific length of time characterized by the occurrence of certain conditions or events

a sound or combination of sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning

an established position from which to operate or deal with others

to describe with a word or term

Synonyms for term

a word or expression used for some particular thing

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(usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement

any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial

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the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent

(architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar

name formally or designate with a term

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References in classic literature ?
The terms of article eighth are still more identical: "All charges of war and all other expenses that shall be incurred for the common defense or general welfare, and allowed by the United States in Congress, shall be defrayed out of a common treasury," etc.
When Philip was put in the study he could not help seeing that the others, who had been together for three terms, welcomed him coldly.
Many of them express relations of terms to which nothing exactly or nothing at all in rerum natura corresponds.
Nevertheless I should still maintain, that of relatives some have a quality attached to either term of the relation; others are simple and have their correlatives simple.
My meaning was, that if one term of a relation is taken alone, the other is taken alone; if one term is qualified, the other is also qualified.
Perception also, as we saw, can only be defined in terms of perspectives.
1788 he was stimulated by some new insanity to write and publish an injurious pamphlet, reflecting on the Queen of France, in very violent terms.
Lady Lydiard had, not long since, sent to ask her former steward to visit her; regretting, in her warm-hearted way, the terms on which they had separated, and wishing to atone for the harsh language that had escaped her at their parting interview.
He tells how once he began to translate a book, but "when I saw the fair and strange terms therein, I doubted that it should not please some gentlemen which late blamed me, saying that in my translation I had over curious terms, which could not be understood by common people, and desired me to use old and homely terms in my translations.
However, to drop the article of religion, I think it is plain, from what you have said, that we have different ideas of honour; or why do we not agree in the same terms of its explanation?
I would ask you to let me know what are your terms.
He proposed the following terms, as the only terms on which he would consent to mix himself up with, what was (even in HIS line of business) a doubtful and dangerous transaction.
Here the Professor waved the memorandum of terms over his head, and ended his long and voluble narrative with his shrill Italian parody on an English cheer.
Then at once you confess yourself desirous to come to terms, do you Boffin?
Pickwick contemplated a stay of at least two months in Bath, he deemed it advisable to take private lodgings for himself and friends for that period; and as a favourable opportunity offered for their securing, on moderate terms, the upper portion of a house in the Royal Crescent, which was larger than they required, Mr.