|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary.
2. (n.) The time for which anything lasts; any limited time; as, a term of five years; the term of life.
3. (n.) In universities, schools, etc., a definite continuous period during which instruction is regularly given to students; as, the school year is divided into three terms.
4. (n.) A point, line, or superficies, that limits; as, a line is the term of a superficies, and a superficies is the term of a solid.
5. (n.) A fixed period of time; a prescribed duration
6. (n.) The limitation of an estate; or rather, the whole time for which an estate is granted, as for the term of a life or lives, or for a term of years.
7. (n.) A space of time granted to a debtor for discharging his obligation.
8. (n.) The time in which a court is held or is open for the trial of causes.
9. (n.) The subject or the predicate of a proposition; one of the three component parts of a syllogism, each one of which is used twice.
10. (n.) A word or expression; specifically, one that has a precisely limited meaning in certain relations and uses, or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or the like; as, a technical term.
11. (n.) A quadrangular pillar, adorned on the top with the figure of a head, as of a man, woman, or satyr; -- called also terminal figure. See Terminus, n., 2 and 3.
12. (n.) A member of a compound quantity; as, a or b in a + b; ab or cd in ab - cd.
13. (n.) The menses.
14. (n.) Propositions or promises, as in contracts, which, when assented to or accepted by another, settle the contract and bind the parties; conditions.
15. (n.) In Scotland, the time fixed for the payment of rents.
16. (n.) A piece of carved work placed under each end of the taffrail.
17. (n.) To apply a term to; to name; to call; to denominate.
Term (4 Occurrences)
Hebrews 6:16 For men indeed swear by a greater, and with them the oath is a term to all dispute, as making matters sure. (DBY)
2 Kings 4:16 And he said, At this appointed time, when thy term is come, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, No, my lord, man of God, do not lie to thy handmaid. (DBY)
Esther 9:26 Wherefore they called these days Purim, after the name of pur. Therefore because of all the words of this letter, and of that which they had seen concerning this matter, and that which had come unto them, (See RSV)
Psalms 46:1 For the Chief Musician. By the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.Alamoth is a musical term. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. (WEB)