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team

play
noun \ˈtēm\

Simple Definition of team

  • : a group of people who compete in a sport, game, etc., against another group

  • : a group of people who work together

  • : a group of two or more animals used to pull a wagon, cart, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of team

  1. 1a :  two or more draft animals harnessed to the same vehicle or implement; also :  these with their harness and attached vehicleb :  a draft animal often with harness and vehicle

  2. 2 obsolete :  lineage, race

  3. 3 :  a group of animals: asa :  a brood especially of young pigs or ducksb :  a matched group of animals for exhibition

  4. 4 :  a number of persons associated together in work or activity: asa :  a group on one side (as in football or a debate)b :  crew, gang

Examples of team in a sentence

  1. a doubles team in tennis

  2. He is the best player on his team.

  3. They are the worst team in baseball.

  4. To get the job done more quickly, we split up into teams.

  5. We worked as a team to put out the fire.

  6. The company hired a team of lawyers to advise them.

  7. a search and rescue team

  8. A dog team pulled the sled.



Origin and Etymology of team

Middle English teme, from Old English tēam offspring, lineage, group of draft animals; akin to Old High German zoum rein, Old English tēon to draw, pull — more at tow


First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms


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team

adjective

Definition of team

  1. :  of or performed by a team <a team effort>; also :  marked by devotion to teamwork rather than individual achievement <a team player>



14th Century

First Known Use of team

14th century


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team

verb

Simple Definition of team

  • : to bring together (two people or things)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of team

  • transitive verb
    1. 1 :  to yoke or join in a team; also :  to put together in a coordinated ensemble

    2. 2 :  to convey or haul with a team

    3. intransitive verb
    4. 1 :  to drive a team or motortruck

    5. 2 :  to form a team or association

    Examples of team in a sentence

    1. a show that teams two of television's funniest comedians



    1552

    First Known Use of team

    1552



    TEAM Defined for Kids

    1

    team

    play
    noun \ˈtēm\

    Definition of team for Students

    1. 1 :  a group of persons who work or play together <a team of scientists> <a football team>

    2. 2 :  two or more animals used to pull the same vehicle or piece of machinery




    2

    team

    play
    verb

    Definition of team for Students

    teamed

    teaming

    1. :  to form a team <They teamed up to get the job done.>





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