Synonyms of terms
• The video explains in simple terms how the tax works.
manner of speaking
• the terms of the Helsinki agreement
• We shook hands and parted on good terms.
IDIOMS:▷ come to terms
PHRASE:▷ in terms of
usage note:Many people object to the use of in terms of as an all-purpose preposition replacing phrases such as `as regards', `about', and so forth in a context such as the following: In terms of trends in smoking habits, there is good news. They would maintain that in strict usage it should be used to specify a relationship, as in: Obesity is defined in terms of body mass index, which involves a bit of cumbersome maths. Nevertheless, despite objections, it is very commonly used as a link word, particularly in speech.
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