Definition of SEASON

to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored <the chef seasoned the vegetables as soon as they came out of the oven>
Synonyms flavor, lace, savor (also savour), spice
to bring to a proper or desired state of fitness <carefully seasoned the cast iron pan with vegetable oil before using it for the first time>
Synonyms season, train
Antonyms decondition
to make able to withstand physical hardship, strain, or exposure <troops that had been seasoned by months of heavy fighting>
Antonyms soften
to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function <her campaign manager has been seasoned by several hotly contested gubernatorial campaigns>

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