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team

team

 
 
pronunciation:
tim
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of people on one of the sides in a sports event or game.
synonyms:
squad
similar words:
band, corps, crew, league, side
definition 2: a group formed to work together.
A team of scientists worked on the problem.
synonyms:
crew, party
similar words:
association, band, company, corps, gang, league, shift, squad, staff
definition 3: two or more horses or other animals that are harnessed together to pull a wagon or plow.
 
synonyms:
pair, yoke
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: teamed, teaming, teams
definition: to form a team (usually followed by "up").
Let's team up to play baseball this summer.
synonyms:
band
similar words:
ally, cooperate, join, pair, unite
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Are you looking for the word teem (to have in abundance)? Team and teem sound alike but have different meanings.
Word Builder: team +
  • teammate:
    a person who is on a team with you.
  • teamwork:
    work done together with others.
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