seasoning

noun sea·son·ing \ ˈsēz-niŋ , ˈsē-zᵊn-iŋ \
|Updated on: 7 Aug 2018

Definition of seasoning

: something that serves to season; especially : an ingredient (such as a condiment, spice, or herb) added to food primarily for the savor that it imparts

Examples of seasoning in a Sentence

  1. My favorite seasonings are black pepper and oregano.

  2. Add some seasoning to the marinade.

  3. The soup needs more seasoning.

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First Known Use of seasoning

1579

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seasoning Synonyms

Synonyms

condiment;

Related Words

herb, savory, spice;

relish, sauce;

flavoring;


SEASONING Defined for English Language Learners

seasoning

Definition of seasoning for English Language Learners

  • : a substance (such as salt, pepper, a spice, or an herb) that is used to add flavor to food


SEASONING Defined for Kids

seasoning

noun sea·son·ing \ ˈsē-zən-iŋ \

Definition of seasoning for Students

: something added to food to give it more flavor


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