Definitions of winter

  1.   To pass the winter.
  2.   The cold season of the year; months of December, January, and February.
  3.   Pert. to a winter.
  4.   To keep during the cold season.
  5.   To keep, feed or manage, during the winter; as, to winter young cattle on straw.
  6.   The season of the year in which the sun shines most obliquely upon any region; the coldest season of the year.
  7.   occurring in or appropriate to the season of winter; " winter winds"
  8.   spend the winter; " We wintered on the Riviera"
  9.   To pass the winter; to feed or manage during winter.
  10.   The period of decay, old age, death, or the like.
  11.   The cold season of the year: the after- autumn.
  12.   To pass the months of the cold season; as, snakes winter in the ground.
  13.   The cold season of the year, commencing, astronomically, in the northern hemisphere, when the sun enters Capricorn, or at the solstice about the 21st of December, and ending at the equinox in March; but in ordinary discourse, confined to the three months of December, January, and February; a period resembling winter; the part of a printing- press which sustains the carriage.
  14.   The cold season of the year; cold weather; a period when vitality is low; as, old age is the winter of life.
  15.   The fourth and coldest season of the year.
  16.   the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
  17.   To feed during winter.
  18.   the coldest season of the year
  19.   To pass the winter; to hibernate; as, to winter in Florida.
  20.   Belonging to winter.
  21.   To feed or manage during the winter.
  22.   To care for during the winter; pass the winter; be affected by winter weather.

Antonyms for winter

nonage, springtime, youth, childhood.

Quotes of winter

  1. When I came there I found all my family gone, for the Indians had killed five people in the winter near that place, which frightened my wife and family away to Roanoke about 35 miles nearer in among the inhabitants, which I was informed of by an old man I met near the place. – Christopher Gist
  2. Digital Chocolate has 60% of its developers in Finland where the sun never sets in the summer and there is nothing to do outside in the winter so we are very productive! – Trip Hawkins
  3. I enjoy the cleaning up- something about the getting of things in order for winter making the garden secure- a battening down of hatches perhaps... It just feels right. – David Hobson
  4. Winter is not a season, it's an occupation. – Sinclair Lewis
  5. The bottom line is, winter navigation on the Seaway is a bad idea. – John M. McHugh
  6. Winter lingered so long in the lap of Spring that it occasioned a great deal of talk. – Bill Nye
  7. Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics. – Marvin Olasky
  8. The heavy spacesuits are spectacular to look at but very hot. Putting one on was like going from chilly London winter weather to the Bahamas in just minutes. – Kathleen Quinlan
  9. He thinks with regret of the great days when he could at harvest time at least go down into Hungary and work on the big estates and bring back, as his wage, a side of bacon for the winter That was wealth, to him. – Douglas Reed
  10. The work that we do during the winter is very important; we have a new bike and it's important to develop it during this time, and we start with this test. – Valentino Rossi
  11. If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? – Percy Bysshe Shelley
  12. We need to drive like hell and get to the hills before the winter sets in. – Steven Squyres
  13. I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion... this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world. – Julia Gardiner Tyler
  14. I had slumps that lasted into the winter – Bob Uecker

Usage examples for winter

  1. What did you do all winter – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  2. Do let the winter question rest! ” – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  3. “ " She will do very well, I dare say," said Miss Winter One of the men can look after her." ” – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  4. He said to mother, " It will be winter soon." ” – Peter and Polly in Winter by Rose Lucia
  5. “ " Think of this place in winter I said to Zulime. ” – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  6. Her winter was a quiet one. ” – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  7. He came home once in the winter and she had remarked a change. ” – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  8. That was in the fall of the year, and all that winter the young inventor had been busy on many things, not the least of which was his storage battery. ” – Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road by Victor Appleton
  9. Why, that was nearly as long as she herself had been away, and she had had one every winter and summer. ” – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  10. It's full of good things for Winter – First Fam'lies of the Sierras by Joaquin Miller
  11. They went off and Carrie turned to Mrs. Winter – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  12. “ I guessed your trouble last winter – With Edge Tools by Hobart Chatfield-Taylor
  13. All winter long Cuffy was just as good as any little bear could be. ” – The Tale of Cuffy Bear by Arthur Scott Bailey
  14. Winter is here in earnest! ” – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  15. Always bring on your cause in the winter months. ” – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  16. She smiled, though it was winter in her heart. ” – The Valley of the Giants by Peter B. Kyne
  17. “ I remember the winter he put it there. ” – Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield
  18. When the servant had left the room, Dr. Wilton said,- " I have advised these poor things to come here for the winter anyhow, Anna. ” – Salome by Emma Marshall
  19. He remembered something Mary Wing had said to him one day last winter You're a great deal more like a woman than a man; don't you know it?" ” – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  20. “ " Winter never means to come this year. ” – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie

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