HyperDic: season

English > 6 senses of the word season:
NOUNtimeseasona period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field / field
timeseason, time of yearone of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
timeseasona recurrent time marked by major holidays
VERBperceptionseason, flavor, flavourlend flavor to
changeseason, hardenmake fit
changeseason, temper, mollify, moderatemake more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else
season > pronunciation
Soundssiy'zahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > season: 6 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field / field.
Examples
  • "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"
  • "she always looked forward to the avocado season"
NarrowerWhitsun, Whitsuntide, WhitweekChristian holiday
baseball seasonThe season when baseball is played
basketball seasonThe season when basketball is played
exhibition seasonThe time before the regular games / games begin when football or baseball teams play practice games
fishing seasonThe season during which it is legal to catch fish
football seasonThe season when football is played
growing seasonThe season during which a crop grows best
high season, peak seasonThe season when travel is most active and rates are highest
hockey seasonThe season when hockey is played
holiday seasonA time when many people take holidays
hunting seasonThe season during which it is legal to kill a particular species
off-seasonThe season when travel is least active and rates are lowest
preseasonA period prior to the beginning of the regular season which is devoted to training and preparation
seedtimeThe time during which seeds should be planted
sheepshearingThe time or season when sheep are sheared
social seasonThe season for major social events
theatrical seasonThe season when new plays are produced
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishestación, período, temporada
Catalantemporada
English > season: 6 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningOne of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions.
Example"the regular sequence of the seasons"
Synonymtime of year
Part ofyearThe period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun
Narrowerdry seasonOne of the two seasons in tropical climates
fall, autumnThe season when the leaves fall from the trees
harvest, harvest timeThe season for gathering crops / crops
haying, haying timeThe season for cutting and drying and storing grass as fodder
rainy seasonOne of the two seasons in tropical climates
spring, springtimeThe season of growth
summer, summertimeThe warmest season of the year
winter, wintertimeThe coldest season of the year
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishestación
Catalanestació
English > season: 6 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningA recurrent time marked by major holidays.
Example"it was the Christmas season"
NarrowerAdventThe season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
AllhallowtideThe season of All Saints' Day
Christmas, Christmastide, Christmastime, Yule, Yuletide, NoelPeriod extending from Dec. 24 to Jan. 6
EastertideThe Easter season
LammastideThe season of Lammas
Lent, LententideA period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
MichaelmastideThe season of Michaelmas
Shrovetideimmediately preceding Lent
TwelfthtideThe season of Epiphany
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishtemporada
English > season: 6 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaninglend flavor to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Season the chicken breast after roasting it"
Synonymsflavor, flavour
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Cause totaste, savor, savourHave flavor
Narrowercurryseason with a mixture / mixture of spices
resinateimpregnate with resin to give a special flavor to
saltadd salt to
sauceDress (food) with a relish
savor, savourGive taste to
zest, spice, spice upadd herbs or spices / spices to
Spanishadobar, condimentar, dar sabor, sazonar
Catalanadobar, amanir, assaonar, condimentar
Nounsseasoner, seasoningsomething added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
seasonera cook who uses seasonings
seasoningthe act of adding a seasoning to food
English > season: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake fit.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"This trip will season even the hardiest traveller"
Synonymharden
Broadertoughenmake tough / tough / tough / tough or tougher / tougher / tougher / tougher
Spanishaderezar, endurecer, fortalecer, preparar
Catalanenfortir
English > season: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymstemper, mollify, moderate
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishatemperar, castigar, corregir, moderar, temperar, templar
Catalanassuaujar, moderar, temperar

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