Team Definition

tēm
teamed, teaming, teams
noun
teams
Progeny, race, or lineage.
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Two or more horses, oxen, etc. harnessed to the same vehicle or plow.
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A group of people constituting one side in a contest or competition.
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Two or more draft animals and their vehicle.
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A brood of young animals, esp. of ducks or pigs.
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verb
teamed, teaming, teams
To harness or yoke together in a team.
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To join in cooperative activity.
To team up on a research project.
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To join together in a cooperative activity.
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To drive a team.
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To haul with a team.
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adjective
Of or done by a team.
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Other Word Forms of Team

Noun

Singular:
team
Plural:
teams

Origin of Team

  • From Middle English teme, from Old English tÄ“am (“child-bearing, offspring, brood, set of draught animals"), from Proto-Germanic *taumaz (“that which draws or pulls"), from Proto-Germanic *taugijanÄ…, *tugōnÄ…, *teuhōnÄ…, *teuhanÄ… (“to lead, bring, pull, draw"), from Proto-Indo-European *dewk- (“to pull, lead"). Cognate with Scots team, teem (“a chain, harness"), West Frisian team (“bridle, team"), Dutch toom (“bridle, reins, flock of birds"), German Zaum (“bridle"), Norwegian tømme (“bridle, rein"), Swedish töm (“leash, rein"). More at tie, tow.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English tem team of draft animals from Old English tēam deuk- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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