seasonable

adjective sea·son·able \ ˈsēz-nə-bəl , ˈsē-zᵊn-ə-bəl \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of seasonable

1 : suitable to the season or circumstances : timely
  • a seasonable frost
2 : occurring in good or proper time : opportune
  • a seasonable time for discussion

seasonableness

noun

seasonably

play \ˈsēz-nə-blē, ˈsē-zᵊn-ə-blē\ adverb

Examples of seasonable in a Sentence

  1. We've been having seasonable weather.

  2. seasonable advice is more likely to be listened to

Recent Examples of seasonable from the Web

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First Known Use of seasonable

14th century


SEASONABLE Defined for English Language Learners

seasonable

adjective

Definition of seasonable for English Language Learners

  • of weather : normal for a certain time of year


Law Dictionary

seasonable

adjective sea·son·able \ ˈsē-zə-nə-bəl \

legal Definition of seasonable

: occurring within the time agreed to by parties to a commercial transaction or within a reasonable time
  • seasonable notice of the rejection of goods

seasonably

play \-blē\ adverb


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