Other forms: teams; teamed; teaming

If you're part of a frisbee team, you're part of a group of people who cooperate to throw a plastic disc around. It's neat.

Two or more of people working together on a single task can be called a team, whether that's an informal team or a professional one. The two horses that pull your carriage are a team, and the guys you play soccer with on Saturday mornings are also a team. Team can also be a verb, meaning "to join forces." If you want to beautify your town, team up with local people to paint a mural for the community.

Definitions of team
  1. noun
    a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
    synonyms: squad
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    a group of elite soldiers or a leadership group of advisors or workers in an organization
    a unit composed of the pitcher and catcher
    flying squad
    a mobile group of trained people (police or executives or officials) able to move quickly in the case of emergencies
    major-league club, major-league team
    a team that plays in a major league
    minor-league club, minor-league team
    a team that plays in a minor league
    baseball team
    a team that plays baseball
    basketball team, five
    a team that plays basketball
    eleven, football team
    a team that plays football
    hockey team
    a team that plays ice hockey
    JV, junior varsity
    a college or university team that competes at a level below the varsity team
    first team, varsity
    a team representing a college or university
    second string
    a squad of players that are available either individually or as a team to relieve or replace the players who started the game
    police squad, squad
    a small squad of policemen trained to deal with a particular kind of crime
    a team considered to be the best of its class
    offence, offense
    the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
    defence, defending team, defense
    (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring
    hit squad
    a team of assassins
    a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
    little-league team
    a team that plays in a little league
    the team of men manning a racing shell
    farm club, farm team
    a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)
    ball club, baseball club, club, nine
    a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    death squad
    a clandestine military or paramilitary team who murder political dissidents or petty criminals (usually with the government's tacit approval)
    Sparrow Unit
    a hit squad of the New People's Army in the Philippines
    vice squad
    a police group to enforce laws against gambling and prostitution
    a team of policemen working under the military platoon system
    SWAT squad, SWAT team, Special Weapons and Tactics squad, Special Weapons and Tactics team
    a squad of policemen who have been trained to deal with violent and dangerous situations
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    social unit, unit
    an organization regarded as part of a larger social group
  2. noun
    two or more draft animals that work together to pull something
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    a fresh team to relieve weary draft animals
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    animal group
    a group of animals
  3. verb
    form a team
    “We teamed up for this new project”
    synonyms: team up
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    aggroup, group
    form a group or group together




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