season

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Noun[change]

Singular
season

Plural
seasons

  1. (countable) A season is a particular time of year with a particular kind of weather, usually spring, summer, fall, and winter, or rainy season and dry season.
  2. (countable) A season is a particular time of year when certain activities happen.
    The theatrical season lasts from early autumn to late spring.
    Taite was out for much of last season after injuring his ankle in the season opener.
    The holiday shopping season, which begins in November, is always a busy time for the shops.
    Ear infections most commonly occur in the winter cold and flu season.
    The Ravens had sold all but 850 of their 57,000 season tickets for this season in Memorial Stadium.
    Maine's hunting season ends the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
    Your apple harvest season can stretch as long as three or four months.
    She said this week traditionally is one of the busiest in the tourist season, when 100,000 visitors usually come here.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
season

Third-person singular
seasons

Past tense
seasoned

Past participle
seasoned

Present participle
seasoning

  1. (transitive) If you season food, you add salt, or other spices to it.
    Place meat in the bottom of a large oven-safe dish, seasoning each layer with salt and pepper.

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