team Definition

a group of people who come together to achieve a common goal or task.

Using team: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "team" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The team worked together to finish the project on time.

  • Example

    She is a member of the school's debate team.

  • Example

    The football team won the championship.

  • Example

    We need to assemble a team of experts to solve this problem.

team Synonyms and Antonyms

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Idioms Using team

  • it is better to have two people working together to solve a problem than one person working alone


    Let's work together on this project. Two heads are better than one.

  • all hands on deck

    everyone must help to get a job done


    We have a big deadline coming up, so it's all hands on deck until we finish the project.

  • in the same difficult situation as someone else


    We're all in the same boat here. Let's work together to find a solution.

Phrases with team

  • a group of highly skilled individuals brought together for a specific purpose


    The company's new product development team is a dream team of experts in their respective fields.

  • activities designed to improve communication, collaboration, and morale among members of a team


    The manager organized a team building retreat to help the new team members get to know each other better.

  • team player

    someone who works well with others in a group or team


    She is a great team player and always helps her colleagues when they need it.

Origins of team

originally from Old English 'tēam', meaning 'offspring, family, race, lineage'


Summary: team in Brief

The term 'team' [tiːm] refers to a group of people working together towards a common goal or task. It can be used in various contexts, such as sports, work, or school, as in 'The football team won the championship.' 'Team' also includes phrases like 'dream team,' referring to a highly skilled group, and idioms like 'two heads are better than one,' suggesting the benefits of collaboration.

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