“I think that every dog has their day, in terms of the gay thing,” he says.
Some prefer the terms “gender diverse” or “gender-nonconforming.”
Governments may ultimately cave and let Walmart in on its own terms.
Wasserstein lived a life that was decidedly unconventional, and she lived it on her own terms.
Yet to hear one of the victims so publicly rejecting the kinds of terms used in the past was inspiring.
The terms proposed by General Duquesne were extremely liberal.
This is the eternal agreement, but an agreement of which we find it difficult to accept the terms.
The only acceptable explanation would be in terms of will and interest.
In these terms did Mr Verloc declare his thirst for revenge.
Mrs. Meyrick jumped at the proposal, but declined all terms.
"limiting conditions," early 14c.; see term. Hence expressions such as come to terms, make terms, on any terms, etc. Meaning "standing, footing, mutual relations," as in expression on good terms (with someone), is recorded from 1540s.
early 13c., terme "limit in time, set or appointed period," from Old French terme "limit of time or place" (11c.), from Latin terminus "end, boundary line," related to termen "boundary, end" (see terminus). Old English had termen "term, end," from Latin. Sense of "period of time during which something happens" first recorded c.1300, especially of a school or law court session (mid-15c.).
The meaning "word or phrase used in a limited or precise sense" is first recorded late 14c., from Medieval Latin use to render Greek horos "boundary," employed in mathematics and logic. Meaning "completion of the period of pregnancy" is from 1844. Term-paper in U.S. educational sense is recorded from 1931.
"to give a particular name to," mid-16c., from term (n.). Related: Termed; terming.
A limited period of time.
The end of a normal gestation period.