- [C]期,期限 a fixed or limited period of time
- [C][U]学期 any of three periods of time into which the teaching year is divided at schools, universities, etc.
- [U][C]开庭期,会期 a period of time during which a court, parliament, etc., meets
- [S]终止期 the end of a period of time during which sth lasts
- [C]术语,行话 a word or expression that has a particular meaning or is used in a particular activity, job, profession, etc.
- [C]项 each of the various parts in an expression in mathematics
- [P]条件,条款 the conditions of an agreement, contract, etc.
- [P]费用,价格,价钱 the stated conditions concerning payment, prices, etc.
- [P]关系,友谊 a relationship of the stated quality
- vt. 把…称为,把…叫做 call; name; describe
a word or expression used for some particular thing;
"he learned many medical terms"
a limited period of time;
"a prison term"
"he left school before the end of term"
(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"
any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial;
"the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition;
"the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent;
"a healthy baby born at full 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
name formally or designate with a term
- Are there any exams at the end of this term?
- I am not familiar with chemical terms.
- Another firm has offered more advantageous terms than yours.
- The company has fulfilled all the terms of the agreement.
- They had set a term to the contract.
- Would you please explain the meaning of this term?
- He termed the play a tragedy.
- An American President's term of office is four years.
- He was sentenced to two-year prison terms.
- How many terms has he served at the prison?
- The summer term runs from April to July.
- We will study the epistles of some famous writers next term.
- Are there any exams at the end of term?
- You may conduct your research for the term paper in the library.
- Since our contract is getting near its term, we must negotiate a new one.
- The doctor said my wife was too near her term to travel by air.
- Writer is hardly the term to apply to him.
- What is the scientific term for this?
- She spoke in glowing terms about your work.
- “Hot” and “cold” are contrary terms.
- Each algebraic expression consists of one or more terms.
- The manufacturer has not fulfilled the terms of his obligation.
- Protection for the consumer is laid down in plain terms by statute.
- He refused to work on our terms.
- They have made terms with the enemy, that is what they have done.
- His terms for private lessons are two hundred yuan an hour.
- The same terms are offered by other sellers.
- I have kept terms with Tom for many years.
- By what right does he term himself an artist?
- He has no right to term himself an authority.
- He termed the gas argon.
- He termed the proposal too conservative.
- You wouldn't term this house beautiful, would you?
- The chairman of this parliament is termed the “Speaker”.
- When used in this way they may be termed “modal verbs”.
- His life might be termed happy.
- bring to terms
使…接受条件 make sb accept the conditions
bring sb to terms
Can we bring him to terms or shall we have to go to court?
A siege often brings an army to terms.
- come to terms
达成协议,谈判成功 make an agreement
- come to terms (with)
忍受,对待 bear; accept
- in terms of
从某种方面说来 describing with reference to sth
- on equal terms
不相上下,以平等的关系 equal in ability, degree or in an equal position
- on good〔bad〕 terms with
与…关系(不)好 friendly〔unfriendly〕 with sb
- on speaking terms (with)
只是泛泛之交 casual friends with sb
- accept terms 接受条件
- analyze a term 分析一个术语
- avoid a term 避免使用术语
- carry out terms 履行条件
- come to terms 达成协议,妥协,让步,屈服
- give terms 提出条件
- interpret a term 解释术语
- keep on good terms with 同…保持友好关系
- make terms 达成协议
- offer terms 提出条件
- reject terms 拒绝某种条件
- serve a term 任职,服役,服刑
- set a term to 给…规定期限
- understand a term 明白术语的内容
- use a term 使用术语
- bookish term 咬文嚼字的词语
- clear term 简洁的话
- common term 普通用语
- familiar term 熟悉的术语
- formal term 正式用语
- general term 泛称,笼统的措辞
- informal term 非正式用语
- legal term 法律术语
- literary term 文学术语
- modern term 现代术语
- old-fashioned term 陈旧的术语
- out-of-date term 过时的术语
- plain term 简明的措辞
- scientific term 科学术语
- set terms 固定词语
- striking terms 引人注目的措辞
- technical term 技术名称,术语
- uncommon term 非普通用语
- in terms of 用…的话,以…的措辞,在…方面,从…方面(来说),以…表示,根据,按照
- in any term 无论如何
- in clear term 明确地
- in equal terms 平等地
- in high terms 高度称赞地
- on even terms with 和…不相上下
- on good terms 友善,要好
- on no terms 绝不
- term oneself an artist 自称为艺术家
He had now reached the term of his prosperity.出自： Gibbon
Eliot's preoccupation with what he termed 'The Social Function of Poetry.'出自： P. Ackroyd
My terms are "no cure no pay".
Her terms for private lessons are 100 yuan an hour.
on term或者upon term意为“依照...条件”。
She refused to work (up)on our term.
Term was drawing to a close.
in term of这个用法比较普遍，意思为“顾及”，“就...而论”。
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。他考虑什么事都从钱的角度出发。
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。他们想和敌人讲条件。
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。
- ☆ 14世纪进入英语，直接源自古法语的terme，意为时间限制，设定好的时限；最初源自古典拉丁语的terminus，意为时间或空间的限制。