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Meaning of TEAM

Pronunciation:  teem

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  two or more draft animals that work together to pull a vehicle
  2. [n]  a cooperative unit
  3. [v]  form a team; "We teamed up for this new project"

TEAM is a 4 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: squad, team up
 See Also: aggroup, animal group, baseball team, basketball team, battery, bench, crew, defence, defending team, defense, eleven, first team, five, flying squad, football team, group, hockey team, junior varsity, JV, little-league team, major-league club, major-league team, minor-league club, minor-league team, offence, offense, police squad, powerhouse, section, social unit, stringer, unit, varsity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Team\, n. [OE. tem, team, AS. te['a]m, offspring, progeny,
    race of descendants, family; akin to D. toom a bridle, LG.
    toom progeny, team, bridle, G. zaum a bridle, zeugen to
    beget, Icel. taumr to rein, bridle, Dan. t["o]mme, Sw.
    t["o]m, and also to E. tow to drag, tug to draw. [root]64.
    See {Tug}, and cf. {Teem} to bear.]
    1. A group of young animals, especially of young ducks; a
       brood; a litter.
             A team of ducklings about her.        --Holland.
    2. Hence, a number of animals moving together.
             A long team of snowy swans on high.   --Dryden.
    3. Two or more horses, oxen, or other beasts harnessed to the
       same vehicle for drawing, as to a coach, wagon, sled, or
       the like. ``A team of dolphins.'' --Spenser.
             To take his team and till the earth.  --Piers
             It happened almost every day that coaches stuck
             fast, until a team of cattle could be procured from
             some neighboring farm to tug them out of the slough.
    4. A number of persons associated together in any work; a
       gang; especially, a number of persons selected to contend
       on one side in a match, or a series of matches, in a
       cricket, football, rowing, etc.
    5. (Zo["o]l.) A flock of wild ducks.
    6. (O. Eng. Law) A royalty or privilege granted by royal
       charter to a lord of a manor, of having, keeping, and
       judging in his court, his bondmen, neifes, and villains,
       and their offspring, or suit, that is, goods and chattels,
       and appurtenances thereto. --Burrill.
  2. \Team\, v. i.
    To engage in the occupation of driving a team of horses,
    cattle, or the like, as in conveying or hauling lumber,
    goods, etc.; to be a teamster.
  3. \Team\, v. t.
    To convey or haul with a team; as, to team lumber. [R.]