Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section IV. Order
2. Consecutive Order

71. Term.

   NOUN:TERM, rank, station, stage, step; degree [See Degree]; scale, remove, grade, link, peg, round of the ladder, status, state, position, place, point, mark, pas [F.], period, pitch; stand, standing; footing, range.
   VERB:hold a place, occupy a place, find a place, fall into a place &c. n.; rank.