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term

2 verb
     
term2 [transitive usually passive]
to use a particular word or expression to name or describe something:
This condition is sometimes termed RSI, or repetitive strain injury.
Roosevelt termed himself and his policies 'liberal'.
These developments are loosely termed 'advanced manufacturing techniques'.

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