team: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tēm), [key]
— n.
  1. a number of persons forming one of the sides in a game or contest: a football team.
  2. a number of persons associated in some joint action: a team of advisers.
  3. two or more horses, oxen, or other animals harnessed together to draw a vehicle, plow, or the like.
  4. one or more draft animals together with the harness and vehicle drawn.
  5. a family of young animals, esp. ducks or pigs.
  6. offspring or progeny; race or lineage.
  1. to join together in a team.
  2. to convey or transport by means of a team; haul.
  1. to drive a team.
  2. to gather or join in a team, a band, or a cooperative effort (usually fol. by up, together, etc.).
  1. of, pertaining to, or performed by a team: a team sport; team effort.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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