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TEAM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does team mean? 

TEAM (noun)
  The noun TEAM has 2 senses:

1. a cooperative unit
2. two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

  Familiarity information: TEAM used as a noun is rare.


TEAM (verb)
  The verb TEAM has 1 sense:

1. form a team

  Familiarity information: TEAM used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TEAM (noun)


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Meaning:

A cooperative unit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

team; squad

Hypernyms ("team" is a kind of...):

social unit; unit (an organization regarded as part of a larger social group)

Meronyms (parts of "team"):

bench (the reserve players on a team)

Meronyms (members of "team"):

stringer (a member of a squad on a team)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "team"):

second string (a squad of players that are available either individually or as a team to relieve or replace the players who started the game)

police squad (a squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime)

powerhouse (a team considered to be the best of its class)

offence; offense (the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score)

defence; defending team; defense ((sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring)

hit squad (a team of assassins)

section (a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon)

little-league team (a team that plays in a little league)

first team; varsity (a team representing a college or university)

junior varsity; JV (a college or university team that competes at a level below the varsity team)

hockey team (a team that plays ice hockey)

A-team (a group of elite soldiers or a leadership group of advisors or workers in an organization)

battery (a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher)

flying squad (a mobile group of trained people (police or executives or officials) able to move quickly in the case of emergencies)

major-league club; major-league team (a team that plays in a major league)

minor-league club; minor-league team (a team that plays in a minor league)

baseball team (a team that plays baseball)

basketball team; five (a team that plays basketball)

eleven; football team (a team that plays football)

crew (the team of men manning a racing shell)


Sense 2team [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Two or more draft animals that work together to pull something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("team" is a kind of...):

animal group (a group of animals)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "team"):

relay (a fresh team to relieve weary draft animals)


TEAM (verb)


Sense 1team [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Form a team

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

team; team up

Context example:

We teamed up for this new project

Hypernyms (to "team" is one way to...):

aggroup; group (form a group or group together)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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