Terms

What is Terms ?

Terms is (plural noun) 1. conditions which are agreed before something else is done We bought the shop on very favourable terms. What are the terms of the agreement? to come to terms to reach an agreement When it became obvious that neither side would win, they came to terms. to come to terms with something to accept that something has happened and cannot be changed It took him some time to come to terms with the fact that he would never walk again. 2. a way of getting on with someone They’re on bad terms with the people next door. The company is on good terms with all its suppliers. they’re not on speaking terms they refuse to talk to each other in terms of 1. expressed as How much is 5% per month in terms of an annual percentage rate? we are talking in terms of a salary plus bonuses the job is offered with a salary plus bonuses 2. as regards

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level