Definitions of season

  1. lend flavor to; " Season the chicken breast after roasting it"
  2. make fit; " This trip will season even the hardiest traveller"
  3. make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; " she tempered her criticism"
  4. 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"
  5. a recurrent time marked by major holidays; " it was the Christmas season"
  6. a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; " he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company" or" she always looked forward to the avocado season"
  7. 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"
  8. One of the divisions of the year, marked by alternations in the length of day and night, or by distinct conditions of temperature, moisture, etc., caused mainly by the relative position of the earth with respect to the sun. In the north temperate zone, four seasons, namely, spring, summer, autumn, and winter, are generally recognized. Some parts of the world have three seasons, -- the dry, the rainy, and the cold; other parts have but two, -- the dry and the rainy.
  9. Hence, a period of time, especially as regards its fitness for anything contemplated or done; a suitable or convenient time; proper conjuncture; as, the season for planting; the season for rest.
  10. A period of time not very long; a while; a time.
  11. That which gives relish; seasoning.
  12. To render suitable or appropriate; to prepare; to fit.
  13. To 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.
  14. Hence, to prepare by drying or hardening, or removal of natural juices; as, to season timber.
  15. To fit for taste; to render palatable; to give zest or relish to; to spice; as, to season food.
  16. Hence, to fit for enjoyment; to render agrecable.
  17. To qualify by admixture; to moderate; to temper.
  18. To imbue; to tinge or taint.
  19. To copulate with; to impregnate.
  20. To become mature; to grow fit for use; to become adapted to a climate.
  21. 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.
  22. To give token; to savor.
  23. Any particular time as distinguished from others; as, the holiday season; one of the four divisions of the year, as spring, summer, autumn, and winter; a suitable or convenient time; as, the season for shooting; a short time.
  24. To mature or make perfect; prepare by drying and hardening, or removing natural juices; as, to season timber; render eatable by adding salt, pepper, etc.; to moderate or temper.
  25. To become fit for use; to become used to the climate; to become cured.
  26. One of the four periods of the year: the usual or proper time: any particular time: any period of time.
  27. To mature: to prepare for use: to accustom: to fit for the taste: to give relish to: to mingle: to moderate.
  28. To become seasoned or matured: to grow fit for use: to become inured.
  30. A fit time; any period; one of the four divisions of the year.
  31. To mature; dry; give a flavor to.
  32. To give relish or zest to; prepare for use, as lumber by drying; mitigate; moderate.
  33. To become dry or fit for use; mature.
  34. A division of the year, as spring, summer, autumn, or winter.
  35. A period of time.
  36. A fit time.
  37. A fit or suitable time; the usual of appointed time; any time; a period of time; one of the four divisions of the year. To be in season, to be in good time. To be out of season, to be too late.
  38. To fit; to prepare; to mature; to accustom; to prepare for use; to render palatable, or to give a relish to; to render more agreeable; to render less severe; to temper; to imbue.
  39. To become mature; to become inured; to become seasoned.
  40. Suitable or convenient time; any particular time, as distinguished from others; one of the four divisions of the year, spring, summer, autumn, winter.
  41. To mature; to become mature; to prepare for use; to inure; to render palatable; to temper; to qualify; to imbue; to become mature or fit for its proper use.

Usage examples for season

  1. You wouldn't let me take her for a season? – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  2. Helen comes out next season, you know; and even if your engagement is announced, nothing will prevent half the 'eligibles' in London going wild about her. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  3. Mighty rough papers on the boys, and no show for money this season. – Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  4. Fact is, I ain't done so well as I c'd wish this season. – Queen Hildegarde by Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
  5. We have caught the catch of the season. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  6. He changed his entertainment at least twice that season. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  7. She knew that he would hang on there till the season was over. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  8. We received no money during the fishing season. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. Then the season ended. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  10. That's the last of the firm of Dodge and Bayliss for this season! – The High School Boys' Fishing Trip by H. Irving Hancock
  11. The court will hear the evidence in due season." – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  12. It is whispered that our two young folks are to be married before another season, and that the Lady has asked them to come and stay with her for a while. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  13. Seems it's too late in the season or something. – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  14. This would appear to me a more natural order of things: perhaps in the first half of the season " Tannhauser" and soon afterwards " Lohengrin". – Correspondence of Wagner and Liszt, Volume 1 by Francis Hueffer (translator)
  15. The awles signifieth to take good courage, that we should keepe their lives, and that they with their hushands should come downe to the ffrench when time and season should permitt. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  16. The best joke of the season! – The High School Boys' Fishing Trip by H. Irving Hancock
  17. I've heard, he said, that yours was the decentest smash of the season. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  18. I've never met any one staying here at this season before. – The Dragon's Secret by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  19. On account of the season we had little company. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  20. Naturally those which were half grown at the beginning of spring are likely to mature and change to chrysalids two or three weeks earlier than those which were so small at the beginning of the season. – Butterflies Worth Knowing by Clarence M. Weed