Adjective "teamed" definition and examples

(Teamed may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/tiːm/

Definitions and examples

noun

A group of players forming one side in a competitive game or sport.
  1. 'his team played well'
  2. 'Women's sport, especially in team games, is yet to provide the same appeal as men's.'
  3. 'If team sports and ball games are not your thing, the romance of swords, and bows and arrows may appeal.'
  4. 'Guiseley have had a big influx of players for all their teams at pre-season training.'
  5. 'Cricket is a team game and yet on this tour too many players have hidden or avoided responsibility.'
  6. 'Previous England rugby sides, and England teams in many other sports, would have crumbled under the weight of such errors.'
  7. 'Sports stars have been invited to visit the borough schools in a bid to promote team games and competitive sports.'
  8. 'Pate now reads the sports pages everyday to keep up-to-date with the latest teams, games and players.'
  9. 'Our game is the toughest team sport in the world and success has to be earned the hard way.'
  10. 'Players win games, and when teams have the right coach in the right situation, they win titles.'
  11. 'This money is then paid into a pool, which is then paid out to players from each team in every game as weekly bonuses.'
  12. 'a team of researchers'
  13. 'Now we see him together with a team of fifty people execute a plan and successfully separate the twin girls.'
  14. 'A team of workers has just hit the streets to drop off leaflets, knock on doors and talk to local people about the new service.'
  15. 'The council has won a pledge of £200,000 to put together a team of people to shape the future of the West End.'
  16. 'This is despite the considerable efforts of a team of would-be rescuers.'
  17. 'The nation-wide search to find a team of new journalists was run during the summer and was a huge success.'
  18. 'The gym will have state-of-the-art equipment and will be serviced by a team of specialist fitness staff.'
  19. 'They should have a proven ability to lead a team of people, be self-motivated and adaptable.'
  20. 'So it was good to be out on the water, with a team of people and be forced to put the work in.'
  21. 'Australia was a penal settlement at the time, and a team of convict labourers were set about the task.'
  22. 'Having said that I am going to run a very vigorous campaign and I have a team of workers anxious to get going.'
  23. 'we're totally Team Jenna and can't wait for this delightful show to return'
  24. 'Team Firth all the way!'
  25. 'When Brad Pitt left Jennifer Aniston and later set up home with Angelina Jolie, women across the U.S. wore T-shirts declaring them members of 'Team Aniston' or 'Team Jolie'.'
  26. 'So Team Dimitri Or Team Adrian? Personally I'm Team Christian!'
  27. 'I'm going to see Twilight Eclipse this weekend - so excited! Go TEAM EDWARD!'
  28. 'the abbey's wagon and a team of horses are gone'
  29. 'Before examining groups and teams in animal societies, it is important to understand both the nature of work and tasks.'
  30. 'The rigid collar and tandem harness allowed teams to pull with equal strength and greater efficiency.'
  31. 'I don't know about you, but I'm not about to trade in my minivan for a buggy and a team of horses any time soon.'
  32. 'The CFD was also fully mobilized using fire wagons pulled by horse teams.'
  33. 'Once pursed, the entire seine then had to be hauled ashore by teams of men and horses.'
  34. 'His team pulled the sled deep into the night, Jason shouting orders left and right while he stood on the runners at the back of the sled.'
  35. 'Two teams of horses pulled each wagon and each driver had a crossbow rider with him.'
  36. 'In winter, teams of horses dragged sledges loaded with cut logs across frozen lakes.'
  37. 'The latter seating four adults plus the driver and was pulled by a team of horses.'
  38. 'Who would have thought that not even two teams of the strongest horses would be able to pull apart hemispheres enclosing a near vacuum?'

verb

Come together as a team to achieve a common goal.
  1. 'The Consumer Federation of America has teamed up with the Ford Foundation to help teach families how to save.'
  2. 'Victim Support in West Yorkshire has teamed up with the force's Major Crime Unit for the Street Crime Project.'
  3. 'Dustin joined and teamed up with Jeremy and Christon, as the headed towards Salt Sands.'
  4. 'He has recently teamed up with former band member Stewart Bowman for the first time in 30 years and completed a CD which will be sold for charity.'
  5. 'Following a run of five pantomimes at that time, Austin Flood, who had played the dame in those shows, went off to join the army, and Joe then teamed up with Tom Palmer.'
  6. 'And to promote the message the force has teamed up with furniture giant IKEA which is offering free timer switches to students.'
  7. 'Weber teamed up with the Lutzes to put the story together.'
  8. 'Though very good as individuals, they never achieved true greatness until one teamed up with the other.'
  9. 'They quickly touched on how much they had in common and agreed to team up.'
  10. 'The 60-strong choir has this time teamed up with the renowned Hepworth Brass Band which will set up in Holmfirth in 1882.'
Match or coordinate a garment with (another)
  1. 'The orange trouser suit was teamed with her trademark saucy shoes: embellished pointy ankle boots.'
  2. 'At Prada, Miuccia Prada teamed her narrow suits with a tie into a leu in a bit of East-meets-West kind of gimmickry.'
Harness (animals, especially horses) together to pull a vehicle.
  1. 'The horses are teamed in pairs, the drivers mounted on the near horses.'

More definitions

1. a number of persons forming one of the sides in a game or contest: a football team.

2. a number of persons associated in some joint action: a team of advisers.

3. two or more horses, oxen, or other animals harnessed together to draw a vehicle, plow, or the like.

4. one or more draft animals together with the harness and vehicle drawn.

5. a family of young animals, especially ducks or pigs.

6. Obsolete. offspring or progeny; lineage or stock. verb (used with object)

7. to

More examples(as adjective)

"ups can be teamed."

"suns can be teamed."

"specialists can be teamed."

"enterprises can be teamed."

Origin

(team)Old English tēam ‘team of draught animals’, of Germanic origin; related to German Zaum ‘bridle’, also to teem and tow, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin ducere ‘to lead’.

Phrase

take one for the team