a fixed or limited period of time
any of three periods of time into which the teaching year is divided at schools, universities, etc.
a period of time during which a court, parliament, etc., meets
the end of a period of time during which sth lasts
a word or expression that has a particular meaning or is used in a particular activity, job, profession, etc.
each of the various parts in an expression in mathematics
the conditions of an agreement, contract, etc.
the stated conditions concerning payment, prices, etc.
a relationship of the stated quality
call; name; describe
"he learned many medical terms"
"a prison term"
"he left school before the end of term"
"the contract set out the conditions of the lease"
"the terms of the treaty were generous"
"the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
"the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
"a healthy baby born at full term"
He had now reached the term of his prosperity.
Eliot's preoccupation with what he termed 'The Social Function of Poetry.'
出自： P. Ackroyd
A siege often brings an army to terms.
My terms are "no cure no pay".
Her terms for private lessons are 100 yuan an hour.
She refused to work (up)on our term.
Term was drawing to a close.
We must change our schedule in term of the new situation.
误 I'm not on very good term with my neighbours.
正 I'm not on very good terms with my neighbours.
析 表达“和…关系很好”时用be on good terms with...。这里的terms作“关系”解,要用复数形式。
误 He thought of everything in the terms of money.
正 He thought of everything in terms of money.
析 表示“从…的角度”“就…来说”“用…表示”可以用in terms of, terms之前不可加冠词the。
误 They wanted to make a term with the enemy.
正 They wanted to make terms with the enemy.
析 表示“和…讲条件”要说 make terms with sb, term此时不可用作单数名词。