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
The laid-back veteran started 23 games for the Wizards last season and became a team leader when Washington played in the NBA bubble in Orlando over the summer.Wizards’ plan for John Wall involves fewer minutes, more run for Ish Smith, Cassius Winston | Ava Wallace | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Hill, meanwhile, has been used all over the field, as a kick returner and on special teams coverage units, as a running back and as a wide receiver.Taysom Hill, not Jameis Winston, reportedly will replace Drew Brees for the Saints | Matt Bonesteel | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Perhaps the creative team decided to leave the confession of love for the fans to play around with on their own.Supernatural’s bonkers series finale marked the end of an era of fandom | Aja Romano | November 20, 2020 | Vox
He’s engaged a PR team, which has been reaching out to reporters, asking them to interview Faulconer about the criticisms and his political future.Sacramento Report: Police Groups Want to Set the Terms of Police Reform | Sara Libby | November 20, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Smith earned first-team all-Big Ten honors after last season, and he was named a third-team all-American by the Associated Press and several other outlets.Maryland’s Jalen Smith taken 10th by Suns in NBA draft | Emily Giambalvo | November 19, 2020 | Washington Post
Yet Paul has consistently entertained the notion of teaming up with Assad.Rand Paul Wants to Team Up With Assad and Iran to Stop ISIS | Olivia Nuzzi | September 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Agents of Kochs, the brains behind Hobby Lobby, and some rather awful Russian oligarchs are teaming up to take away LGBT rights.The Kremlin’s Favorite Anti-Gay Hate Group is Coming to Utah | Jay Michaelson | July 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As they started The Line, Robert and Michelle had no hesitation about teaming up.
Peter Pilotto For Target Breaks Records: Teaming up with Net-A-Porter.Peter Pilotto for Target Breaks Records; Tory Burch Eyes Possible Men’s Collection | The Fashion Beast Team | February 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What makes August: Osage County unusual is its risky mash up of both: the Acting Great teaming up with the Movie Star.Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts Finally Collide in ‘August: Osage County’ | Kevin Fallon | December 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The next year he removed to Columbia county and for four years engaged in teaming.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
Willard was away a great deal teaming, working desperately to get something laid up for the winter.The Moccasin Ranch | Hamlin Garland
Made a failure of his holding on the Colony and was making a bare living by running the Colony hotel and doing teaming.The Social Work of the Salvation Army | Edwin Gifford Lamb
One winter day father was away teaming and was not expected home till late in the evening.Old Rail Fence Corners | Various
All teaming business was done on wheels, except for a few days in December, in which there was snow enough for sledding.Fifty Years In The Northwest | William Henry Carman Folsom
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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