Team meaning

tēm
Team is defined as to join together to perform a common activity.

An example of team is for two people to join forces in a scavenger hunt.

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Two or more horses, oxen, etc. harnessed to the same vehicle or plow.
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To haul with a team.
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A group of animals exhibited or performing together, as horses at an equestrian show.
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A brood or flock.
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The definition of a team is a group of people working for a common cause or one or more animals working to pull a vehicle.

An example of team is the New York Yankees.

An example of team is a group assigned to keeping track of the money in a project.

An example of team is a group of dogs pulling a sled.

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A group on the same side, as in a game.
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A group organized for work or activity.

A team of engineers.

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To harness or join together so as to form a team.
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To transport or haul with a draft team.
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To form a team or an association. Often used with up.
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To drive a team.
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To join in cooperative activity.

To team up on a research project.

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Of or done by a team.
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A set of draught animals, such as two horses in front of a carriage.
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Any group of people involved in the same activity, especially sports or work.

We need more volunteers for the netball team.

The IT manager leads a team of three software developers.

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Dryden.

A long team of snowy swans on high.

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(intransitive) To form a group, as for sports or work.

They teamed to complete the project.

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To convey or haul with a team.

To team lumber.

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To drive a team or truck.
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Origin of team

  • 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

  • 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