Definitions of summer

  1. To pass the summer; as, to summer abroad.
  2. ( B.) To pass the summer.
  3. spend the summer; " We summered in Kashmir"
  4. One who sums; one who casts up an account.
  5. A large stone or beam placed horizontally on columns, piers, posts, or the like, serving for various uses. Specifically: ( a) The lintel of a door or window. ( b) The commencement of a cross vault. ( c) A central floor timber, as a girder, or a piece reaching from a wall to a girder. Called also summertree.
  6. The season of the year in which the sun shines most directly upon any region; the warmest period of the year.
  7. To pass the summer; to spend the warm season; as, to summer in Switzerland.
  8. To keep or carry through the summer; to feed during the summer; as, to summer stock.
  9. the warmest season of the year; " they spent a lazy summer at the shore"
  10. The season of the year in any region when the sun shines most directly; the warmest part of the year.
  11. The second and warmest season of the year- June, July, August.
  12. Warmest season of the year- June, July, August.
  13. The hottest season of the year: including June, July, and August, in the northern hemisphere.
  14. One who casts up an account.
  15. The warm season of the year, comprehended in our northern hemisphere within the months of June, July, and August.
  16. A large stone, the first that is laid over columns and pilasters, beginning to make a cross vault; a large timber supported on two strong piers or posts, or a strong beam laid as a central floor- timber.
  17. In arch., the first stone laid over columns to form a cross- vault; the central beam of a floor; a horizontal beam or girder.
  18. occurring in or appropriate to the season of summer; " summer flowers"
  19. Summery.
  20. As in summer.