: a time characterized by a particular circumstance or feature
in a season of religious awakening—F. A. Christie
: a suitable or natural time or occasion
when my season comes to sit on David's throne—John Milton
: an indefinite period of time : while
sent home again to her father for a season—Francis Hackett
: a period of the year characterized by or associated with a particular activity or phenomenon
hay fever season: such as
: a period associated with some phase or activity of agriculture (such as growth or harvesting)
: the period normally characterized by a particular kind of weather
a long rainy season
: a period marked by special activity especially in some field
: a period in which a place is most frequented
: one of the four quarters into which the year is commonly divided
: the time of a major holiday
: a period of time when a series of new television shows, plays, etc., are being shown or performed
a show entering its second season
the first/best episode of the season
the season's final performance
: the schedule of official games played or to be played by a sports team during a playing season
got through the season undefeated
seasoned; seasoning ˈsēz-niŋ
: to treat (something, such as wood or a skillet) so as to prepare for use
: to make fit by experience
a seasoned veteran
Noun I enjoy watching the seasons change every year. These plants have a short growing season. Deer season starts next week. Monsoon season is coming soon. This season's fashions are very feminine. Pink is in style this season. The theater company will be putting on plays by Shakespeare this season. one of the shows in the network's season lineup Verb You must season the firewood. the chef seasoned the vegetables as soon as they came out of the oven See More
Recent Examples on the Web
NounBy his standards, Oswego’s Tyler Stack has had an up-and-down season offensively. —Paul Johnson, Chicago Tribune, 1 June 2023 Now, the actress returns to that Y2K nostalgia as an executive producer of Freeform’s Cruel Summer, now in its second season. —Sydney Odman, The Hollywood Reporter, 1 June 2023 The Gaels, a No. 5 seed in the NCAA tournament, finished last season 27-8 and lost to XU's Big East rival, UConn, in the second round of the NCAA tournament. —Dave Clark, The Enquirer, 1 June 2023 This Emmy season, four series offer thoughtful variations on the theme of global doom. —Elvia Limón, Los Angeles Times, 1 June 2023 The National Hurricane Center season is tracking a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico. —Li Cohen, CBS News, 1 June 2023 And although Monaco isn’t known for its architecture, new refurbishments are making sure the historic principality is looking its best in time for the summer season. —Nicola Leigh Stewart, Robb Report, 1 June 2023 Now Andor is slowly making its way to that destination, as the second and final season will premiere in August 2024. —Devan Coggan, EW.com, 1 June 2023 Talk to me about Roy and Jamie’s friendship this season. —Brooke Lamantia, Harper's BAZAAR, 1 June 2023
VerbPit Boss also offers a ceramic griddle, perfect for people who don't want to fuss with seasoning their grill. —goodhousekeeping.com, 1 June 2023 Season one followed the eldest daughter, Daphne (Phoebe Dynevor) and her romance with a Duke, Simon Basset (Regé-Jean Page) and season two of Bridgerton detailed the enemies-to-lovers story of Anthony (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate (Simone Ashley). —Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 25 May 2023 John Legend and Gwen Stefani will also be back as coaches, as will season 23 newcomer Niall Horan, NBC confirmed during an upfront presentation Monday. —Jessica Wang, EW.com, 15 May 2023 Luckily, seasoning cast-iron cookware is incredibly easy, says Ross. —Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, 12 May 2023 When does season 2 of 'Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi' come to Hulu? —Emily Deletter, The Enquirer, 8 May 2023 To seasoned New Yorkers, the presence of a roach is not shocking – but still unwelcome. —Caitlin O'kane, CBS News, 2 May 2023 Ramasoot’s sauce is a deep brown condiment with a soybean paste base, seasoned with fish sauce, brown sugar, fresh garlic, chile and ginger. —Jenn Harris, Los Angeles Times, 1 May 2023 They’re also ground up and used in a kind of seasoning salt mixture that tastes smoky, Kawahara says. —Joshua Rapp Learn, Discover Magazine, 27 Apr. 2023 See More
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