Associations to the word «Season»


SEASON, noun. Each of the four divisions of a year: spring, summer, autumn and winter; yeartide.
SEASON, noun. A part of a year when something particular happens: mating season, rainy season, football season.
SEASON, noun. (obsolete) That which gives relish; seasoning.
SEASON, noun. (cricket) The period over which a series of Test matches are played.
SEASON, noun. (North America) (broadcasting) A group of episodes of a television or radio program broadcast in regular intervals with a long break between each group, usually with one year between the beginning of each.
SEASON, noun. (obsolete) An extended, undefined period of time.
SEASON, verb. (transitive) To flavour food with spices, herbs or salt.
SEASON, verb. (transitive) To make fit for any use by time or habit; to habituate; to accustom; to inure; to ripen; to mature; as, to season one to a climate.
SEASON, verb. (transitive) Hence, to prepare by drying or hardening, or removal of natural juices; as, to season timber.
SEASON, verb. (intransitive) To become mature; to grow fit for use; to become adapted to a climate.
SEASON, verb. (intransitive) To become dry and hard, by the escape of the natural juices, or by being penetrated with other substance; as, timber seasons in the sun.
SEASON, verb. (obsolete) To copulate with; to impregnate.
SEASON CREEP, noun. A small but significant tendency for spring to start earlier and for autumn to end later; the result of global warming
SEASON FINALE, noun. The promotional or advertisement term used to describe the final episode of a season of a television program, usually a situation comedy or drama.
SEASON TICKET, noun. A ticket that is valid for all of the events in a series of related events for which individual tickets would otherwise be needed.
SEASON TICKET, noun. A ticket that is valid for multiple rides (limited by number of rides and/or time of travel) by public transit for which individual tickets would otherwise be needed.
SEASON TICKETS, noun. Plural of season ticket
SEASON TILE, noun. (mahjong) Any of four tiles: spring, summer, autumn and winter.

Dictionary definition

SEASON, noun. A period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season".
SEASON, noun. One of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions; "the regular sequence of the seasons".
SEASON, noun. A recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season".
SEASON, verb. Lend flavor to; "Season the chicken breast after roasting it".
SEASON, verb. Make fit; "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller".
SEASON, verb. Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism".

Wise words

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