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terms (n.)

"limiting conditions," early 14c.; see term (n.). Hence expressions such as come to terms, make terms, on any terms, etc. Meaning "standing, footing, mutual relations," as in expression on good terms (with someone), is recorded from 1540s.

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Definitions of terms from WordNet

terms (n.)
status with respect to the relations between people or groups;
on good terms with her in-laws
Synonyms: footing
terms (n.)
the amount of money needed to purchase something;
he got his new car on excellent terms
Synonyms: price / damage
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