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season

 
Noun season has 3 senses
  1. season - 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    --1 has particulars:
     growing season; seedtime; sheepshearing; holiday season; high season, peak season; off-season; preseason; baseball season; basketball season; exhibition season; fishing season; football season; hockey season; hunting season; social season; theatrical season; Whitsun, Whitsuntide, Whitweek
  2. season, time of year - 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"
    --2 is a kind of time period, period of time, period
    --2 is a part of year
    --2 has particulars:
     harvest, harvest time; haying, haying time; fall, autumn; spring, springtime; summer, summertime; winter, wintertime; rainy season; dry season
  3. season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
    --3 is a kind of
    time period, period of time, period
    --3 has particulars:
     Michaelmastide; Lammastide; Eastertide; Twelfthtide; Allhallowtide; Christmas, Christmastide, Christmastime, Yule, Yuletide, Noel; Advent; Shrovetide; Lent, Lententide
Verb season has 3 senses
  1. season, flavor, flavour - lend flavor to; "Season the chicken breast after roasting it"
    Derived forms: noun seasoner1, noun seasoner2, noun seasoning1, noun seasoning2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. season, harden - make fit; "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller"
    --2 is one way to toughen
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s somebody
  3. temper, season, mollify - make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism"
    --3 is one way to weaken
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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