team definition, meaning - what is team in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “team”

See all translations

team

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   us   /tiːm/
A2 a number of people or animals who do something together as a group: a basketball/hockey/netball team a team of investigators used in a number of phrases that refer to people working together as a group in order to achieve something: It was a real team effort - everyone contributed something to the success of the project.
More examples

team

verb uk   us   /tiːm/
to act together to achieve something: Lang teamed with Draper to develop the vaccine. Williamson and Erving teamed to give the Nets another championship.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of team from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of team?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “team” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

paradox

a situation or statement that seems impossible or is difficult to understand because it contains two opposite facts or characteristics

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More