Translation of "term" - English-German dictionary


noun /təːm/

a (usually limited) period of time

die Zeitdauer
a term of imprisonment
a term of office.

a division of a school or university year

das Semester
the autumn term.

a word or expression

der Ausdruck
Myopia is a medical term for short-sightedness.
terms noun plural

the rules or conditions of an agreement or bargain

die Bedingungen(pl.)
They had a meeting to arrange terms for an agreement.

fixed charges (for work, service etc)

die Preise(pl.)
The firms sent us a list of their terms.

a relationship between people

die Beziehungen(pl.)
They are on bad/friendly terms.
come to terms

to reach an agreement or understanding

sich einigen
They came to terms with the enemy.

to find a way of living with or tolerating (some personal trouble or difficulty)

zurecht kommen
He managed to come to terms with his illness.
in terms of

using as a means of expression, a means of assessing value etc

in Form von
He thought of everything in terms of money.

(Translation of “term” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)