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Noun: season  see-zun
  1. 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"
     
  2. 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";
    - time of year
     
  3. A recurrent time marked by major holidays
    "it was the Christmas season"
Verb: season  see-zun
  1. (cooking) lend flavour to
    "Season the chicken breast after roasting it";
    - flavor [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. Make fit
    "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller";
    - harden
     
  3. Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate
    "she seasoned her criticism";
    - temper, mollify

Derived forms: seasons, seasoning, seasoned

Type of: period, period of time, time period, toughen, weaken

Part of: year

Encyclopedia: Season