a number of persons forming one of the sides in a game or contest: a football team.
a number of persons associated in some joint action: a team of advisers.
two or more horses, oxen, or other animals harnessed together to draw a vehicle, plow, or the like.
one or more draft animals together with the harness and vehicle drawn.
a family of young animals, especially ducks or pigs.
Obsolete. offspring or progeny; lineage or stock.
to join together in a team.
Chiefly Northern U.S. Older Use. to convey or transport by means of a team; haul.
to drive a team.
to gather or join in a team, a band, or a cooperative effort (usually followed by up, together, etc.).
of, relating to, or performed by a team: a team sport; team effort.
- in·ter·team, adjective
- un·der·teamed, adjective
- un·teamed, adjective
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How to use team in a sentence
Crover is still quite a small team, with six full-time and one part-time employee, but the company is poised to start growing after two years.Crover’s robot swims in grain silos to monitor environmental conditions | Brian Heater | September 17, 2020 | TechCrunch
The team who won the league is the team who won the final game.Christian Puglisi Is Closing His Influential Copenhagen Restaurants. COVID Is Only Partly to Blame | Rafael Tonon | September 17, 2020 | Eater
The team took the frog and beetle duo into a lab setting to observe them more closely.This scientist thought he’d found the source of all sexual energy | PopSci Staff | September 17, 2020 | Popular-Science
The entire team went cold from deep in Game 7, missing all 12 of its corner 3-point tries after hitting them consistently in the first round and Games 1 through 6 of the second.When It Comes To Playoff Disappointment, The Clippers Are In A League Of Their Own | Chris Herring (email@example.com) | September 16, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
On weekends, the team would run up and down stairs along the city’s River Valley area.A Canadian Teenager Is One Of The Fastest Soccer Players In The World | Julian McKenzie | September 16, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
But if Democrats are faced with the reality of a glut of qualified candidates, Republicans are assembling more of a fantasy team.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races | David Freedlander | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Weeks retained an unparalleled legal team, which included bitter political rivals Hamilton and Burr.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion | Nina Strochlic | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
But I think Steve Austin has to team up with a Japanese holdout to stop a nuclear bomb from going off or something.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS | Marlow Stern | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
The following page details a tribute gag the Simpsons team inserted into the background of a scene.Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow | Asawin Suebsaeng | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Alpha team was killed, Faal told the FBI, while the Bravo members who were not gunned down fled.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country | Jacob Siegel | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Accordingly, she had the boys to hitch a team to a buggy and took him driving over the great estate.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
Well, from what little I've seen and heard of him, he'd be a whole team if he's willing to throw in with us and take a chance.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
You had better go to him, Dolly, and bid him good bye, before he takes the team to the field.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
And the team moved on, and poor Dolly, more ashamed of her errand than ever, went into the house.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
They booked their places and paid their money, and were proud to sit behind their friend with such a splendid team.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for team
a group of people organized to work together
a group of players forming one of the sides in a sporting contest
two or more animals working together to pull a vehicle or agricultural implement
such animals and the vehicle: the coachman riding his team
dialect a flock, herd, or brood
(when intr, often foll by up) to make or cause to make a team: he teamed George with Robert
(tr) US and Canadian to drag or transport in or by a team
(intr) US and Canadian to drive a team
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