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team

two or more who work together or play on the same side as in a game: She’s on my team.
Not to be confused with:
teem – to be full of; swarm; abound: The area teems with bees.
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team

 (tēm)
n.
1. Sports & Games
a. A group on the same side, as in a game.
b. The members of a team who are actively playing at a given time: After a stellar performance in last week's game, the shooting guard was promoted to the starting team.
2. A group organized for work or activity: a team of engineers.
3.
a. Two or more draft animals used to pull a vehicle or farm implement.
b. A vehicle along with the animal or animals harnessed to it.
4. A group of animals exhibited or performing together, as horses at an equestrian show.
5. A brood or flock.
v. teamed, team·ing, teams
v.tr.
1. To harness or join together so as to form a team.
2. To transport or haul with a draft team.
v.intr.
1. To form a team or an association. Often used with up.
2. To drive a team or truck.

[Middle English tem, team of draft animals, from Old English tēam; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]
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team

(tiːm)
n (sometimes functioning as plural)
1. a group of people organized to work together
2. (General Sporting Terms) a group of players forming one of the sides in a sporting contest
3. two or more animals working together to pull a vehicle or agricultural implement
4. such animals and the vehicle: the coachman riding his team.
5. dialect a flock, herd, or brood
6. obsolete ancestry
vb
7. (when: intr, often foll by up) to make or cause to make a team: he teamed George with Robert.
8. (tr) US and Canadian to drag or transport in or by a team
9. (intr) US and Canadian to drive a team
[Old English team offspring; related to Old Frisian tām bridle, Old Norse taumr chain yoking animals together, Old High German zoum bridle]
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team

(tim)

n.
1. a number of persons forming one of the sides in a game or contest: a basketball team; a debating team.
2. a number of persons associated in some joint action: a team of experts.
3.
a. two or more horses, oxen, or other animals harnessed together to draw a vehicle, plow, or the like.
b. one or more draft animals together with the harness and vehicle drawn.
4. a brood or litter of young, esp. of ducklings or piglets.
v.t.
5. to join together in a team.
v.i.
6. to drive a team.
7. to gather or join in a team (usu. fol. by up, together, etc.).
adj.
8. pertaining to or performed by a team: a team effort.
[before 900; Middle English teme (n.), Old English tēam childbearing, brood, set of draft animals]
usage: See collective noun.
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Team

 family or brood of young animals; a group of animals moving together; people joined in some sporting or other competitive event.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

team

A team is a group of people who play against another group in a game.

He got into the New Zealand rugby team in 1978.

After team you can use either a singular or plural form of a verb.

The team has qualified again for Italy next summer.
Redknapp's team have lost their last five away games.
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team


Past participle: teamed
Gerund: teaming

Imperative
team
team
Present
I team
you team
he/she/it teams
we team
you team
they team
Preterite
I teamed
you teamed
he/she/it teamed
we teamed
you teamed
they teamed
Present Continuous
I am teaming
you are teaming
he/she/it is teaming
we are teaming
you are teaming
they are teaming
Present Perfect
I have teamed
you have teamed
he/she/it has teamed
we have teamed
you have teamed
they have teamed
Past Continuous
I was teaming
you were teaming
he/she/it was teaming
we were teaming
you were teaming
they were teaming
Past Perfect
I had teamed
you had teamed
he/she/it had teamed
we had teamed
you had teamed
they had teamed
Future
I will team
you will team
he/she/it will team
we will team
you will team
they will team
Future Perfect
I will have teamed
you will have teamed
he/she/it will have teamed
we will have teamed
you will have teamed
they will have teamed
Future Continuous
I will be teaming
you will be teaming
he/she/it will be teaming
we will be teaming
you will be teaming
they will be teaming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been teaming
you have been teaming
he/she/it has been teaming
we have been teaming
you have been teaming
they have been teaming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been teaming
you will have been teaming
he/she/it will have been teaming
we will have been teaming
you will have been teaming
they will have been teaming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been teaming
you had been teaming
he/she/it had been teaming
we had been teaming
you had been teaming
they had been teaming
Conditional
I would team
you would team
he/she/it would team
we would team
you would team
they would team
Past Conditional
I would have teamed
you would have teamed
he/she/it would have teamed
we would have teamed
you would have teamed
they would have teamed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.team - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)team - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
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
football team, eleven - a team that plays football
hockey team - a team that plays ice hockey
junior varsity, JV - a college or university team that competes at a level below the varsity team
first team, varsity - a team representing a college or university
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, squad - a small 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
defending team, defence, defense - (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; "his teams are always good on defense"
social unit, unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
hit squad - a team of assassins
bench - the reserve players on a team; "our team has a strong bench"
section - a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
little-league team - a team that plays in a little league
crew - the team of men manning a racing shell
stringer - a member of a squad on a team; "a first stringer"; "a second stringer"
2.team - two or more draft animals that work together to pull something
relay - a fresh team to relieve weary draft animals
animal group - a group of animals
Verb1.team - form a team; "We teamed up for this new project"
aggroup, group - form a group or group together
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

team

noun
1. side, squad, dream team, troupe The team failed to qualify for the final.
2. group, company, set, body, band, crew, gang, line-up, bunch, dream team, posse (informal) Mr Hunter and his management team
3. pair, span, yoke Ploughing is no longer done with a team of oxen.
verb
1. match, coordinate, pair up, complement It just doesn't do to team a couture frock with undressed hair.
team up join, unite, work together, cooperate, couple, link up, get together, yoke, band together, collaborate, join forces He suggested that we team up for a working holiday in France.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

team

noun
A group of people organized for a particular purpose:
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Translations
زَوْج مَقْرون من الحَيواناتفَرِيقفَريق، فِرِقَهمَجْموعَة عُلَماء
týmpotah
holdteam=-holdgruppe
joukkuemiehistötallitiimivaljakko
tim
csapatteam
hópurliîteymi, eyki
チーム
darbas draugekolektyviškumastrejetas
brigāde, darba grupadivjūgskomandatrijjūgs utt
tímzáprah
ekipamoštvo
lag
กลุ่มคนทำงานหรือเล่นกีฬาในกลุ่มเดียวกัน
đội

team

[tiːm]
A. N (gen) → equipo m; (= group) → grupo m, equipo m; [of horses] → tiro m; [of oxen] → yunta f
the national teamla selección nacional
home/away teamequipo m de casa/visitante
B. VT to team sth with sth [+ clothes] → combinar algo con algo
to team sb with sbasociar a algn con algn
C. VI to team with sth [items of clothing] → combinar con algo
D. CPD team championship Ncampeonato m por equipos
team game Njuego m de equipo
team member Nmiembro mf del equipo
team spirit Nespíritu m de equipo, compañerismo m
team up VI + ADVjuntarse, asociarse (with con) (Sport) → formar un equipo (with con)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

team

[ˈtiːm]
n
(SPORT)équipe f
a football team → une équipe de football
(= group of people working together) → équipe f
She was in my team → Elle était dans mon équipe.
a team of scientists → une équipe de scientifiques
a team of doctors → une équipe de médecins
management team → équipe f d'encadrement
[animals] → attelage m
modif [bus, captain, coach, manager, photograph] → de l'équipe; [event] → par équipe team sport
team up
vifaire équipe
to team up with sb → faire équipe avec qnteam games npljeux mpl d'équipeteam leader nchef mf d'équipeteam-mate teammate [ˈtiːmmeɪt] ncoéquipier/ière m/fteam member néquipier/ière m/fteam player npersonne f qui a l'esprit d'équipeteam spirit nesprit m d'équipeteam sport nsport m d'équipe
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

team

n
Team nt; (Sport) → Team nt, → Mannschaft f; football teamFußballmannschaft for -elf f; they work as a teamsie arbeiten im or als Team; they make a good teamsie sind ein gutes Team or (two also) → Gespann, sie arbeiten gut zusammen; research teamForschungsgruppe for -gemeinschaft for -team nt; a team of scientistseine Gruppe or ein Team ntvon Wissenschaftlern; she plays for both teams (fig inf: = is bisexual) → sie kennt beide Ufer (inf)
(of horses, oxen etc)Gespann nt
vt horses, oxenzusammenspannen; (fig)zusammentun

team

:
team captain
team effort
nTeamarbeit f
team game
team leader
nTeamleiter(in) m(f)
team-mate
nMannschaftskamerad(in) m(f)
team member
nTeammitglied nt; (Sport also) → Mannschaftsmitglied nt
team spirit
nGemeinschaftsgeist m; (Sport) → Mannschaftsgeist m
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team

[tiːm] n (of people) → équipe f inv (Sport) → squadra; (of animals) → tiro
home team → squadra di casa
team up vi + adv to team up (with)mettersi insieme (a)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

team

(tiːm) noun
1. a group of people forming a side in a game. a football team.
2. a group of people working together. A team of doctors.
3. two or more animals working together eg pulling a cart, plough etc. a team of horses/oxen.
team spirit
willingness of each member of a team or group to work together with loyalty and enthusiasm.
ˈteam-work noun
cooperation between those who are working together on a task etc.
team up
to join with another person in order to do something together. They teamed up with another family to rent a house for the holidays.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

team

فَرِيق tým hold Team ομάδα equipo joukkue équipe tim squadra チーム team team zespół equipa, time команда lag กลุ่มคนทำงานหรือเล่นกีฬาในกลุ่มเดียวกัน ekip đội 团队
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

team

n. equipo; grupo asociado;
v.
to ___ upasociarse en cooperación.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

team

n equipo; health care — equipo sanitario or de salud; sexual assault response — equipo de respuesta al asalto sexual, equipo multidisciplinario entrenado para evaluar la víctima de una agresión sexual y a la vez recoger evidencia
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
We lent to Alexander the strength of Hercules, The wisdom of our foreheads, the cunning of our knees; We bowed our necks to service: they ne'er were loosed again,-- Make way there--way for the ten-foot teams Of the Forty-Pounder train!
Esther buried herself in the wagon which contained her daughters; the young men took their customary places among the cattle, or nigh the teams, and the whole proceeded, at their ordinary, dull, but unremitted gait.
Chance, however, and the devil, who is not always asleep, so ordained it that feeding in this valley there was a drove of Galician ponies belonging to certain Yanguesan carriers, whose way it is to take their midday rest with their teams in places and spots where grass and water abound; and that where Don Quixote chanced to be suited the Yanguesans' purpose very well.
As he rounded a hillock, he perceived that the roadway was now a crying mass of wagons, teams, and men.
I got the express wagons and cabs mostly for $5; but the trucks and two-horse teams mostly raised me to $10.
When the sun was dropping low, Antonia came up the big south draw with her team. How much older she had grown in eight months!
If he and his team chanced to be in the rear he preserved a demeanor of serenity, crossing his legs and bursting forth into yells when foot passengers took dangerous dives beneath the noses of his champing horses.
"He is a wonder," they declared after Joe's team had whipped the team from Medina County.
Many elected to leave the side of their own team and go to the side of the other team with the intention of circumventing foul play.
The dogs, however, Daylight changed, leaving his own exhausted team to rest up against his return, while he went on with six fresh dogs.
A second and smaller sled was driven by Mit-sah, and to this was harnessed a team of puppies.
Three more huskies were added to the team inside an hour, making a total of nine, and before another quarter of an hour had passed they were in harness and swinging up the trail toward the Dyea Canon.