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Noun: seasoning  see-zu-ning
  1. Something added to food primarily for the savour it imparts
    - flavorer [US], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavoring [US], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], seasoner, flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavor [US]
  2. The act of adding a seasoning to food
Verb: season  see-zun
  1. (cooking) lend flavour to
    "Season the chicken breast after roasting it";
    - flavor [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Make healthy
    "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller";
    - harden
  3. Make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else
    "she seasoned her criticism";
    - temper, mollify, moderate, mod [informal]

Derived forms: seasonings

Type of: change of state, fixings, ingredient, toughen, weaken

Part of: cookery, cooking, preparation

Encyclopedia: Seasoning