Though if there is one way the exhibit is lacking, it is in terms of geographic and ethnic diversity.
Wasserstein lived a life that was decidedly unconventional, and she lived it on her own terms.
But in terms of what is important for me as an individual, do I want gay marriage to be the be-all end-all?
The speaker is the second–most important person in the country in terms of making the country work.
The value of these terms lies in their baroqueness, in the way they pile up upon each other like garish baubles.
The terms proposed by General Duquesne were extremely liberal.
He introduced himself, and was soon on the best of terms with all the tourists.
The only acceptable explanation would be in terms of will and interest.
The end always leaves some complaining in terms of right and rights.
Mrs. Meyrick jumped at the proposal, but declined all terms.
"limiting conditions," early 14c.; see term. Hence expressions such as come to terms, make terms, on any terms, etc. Meaning "standing, footing, mutual relations," as in expression on good terms (with someone), is recorded from 1540s.
early 13c., terme "limit in time, set or appointed period," from Old French terme "limit of time or place" (11c.), from Latin terminus "end, boundary line," related to termen "boundary, end" (see terminus). Old English had termen "term, end," from Latin. Sense of "period of time during which something happens" first recorded c.1300, especially of a school or law court session (mid-15c.).
The meaning "word or phrase used in a limited or precise sense" is first recorded late 14c., from Medieval Latin use to render Greek horos "boundary," employed in mathematics and logic. Meaning "completion of the period of pregnancy" is from 1844. Term-paper in U.S. educational sense is recorded from 1931.
"to give a particular name to," mid-16c., from term (n.). Related: Termed; terming.
A limited period of time.
The end of a normal gestation period.