Definition of autumn
- in the autumn of life
in the autumn of last year
a magnificent New England autumn
She went off to college in the autumn of 1999.
When autumn came he planted grass.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: the season between summer and winter
: the later part of someone's life or of something's existence
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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