: occurring, effective, employed, staying, or operating for the full year : not seasonal
a year-round resort
year-round adverb
year-rounder noun

Examples of year-round in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Similarly, Fannie Mae engages in a year-round outreach effort to provide homeowners and renters in disaster-prone areas with information on how to protect against natural disasters and work with FEMA, other agencies, and mortgage lenders to recover faster. Priscilla Almodovar, Fortune, 8 May 2024 At the same time, Mexican farmers soon learned how to push asparagus nearly year-round and into California during the state’s harvesting season, which glutted the market, Watte said. Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2024 Sacramento’s bustling farmer market scene will gain another hub for fresh produce picking, promising its customers year-round availability — rain or shine. Brianna Taylor, Sacramento Bee, 8 May 2024 These units are effective at maintaining a consistent temperature throughout the home and can be coupled with a furnace or heat pump for year-round comfort. Sara Kendall, Miami Herald, 7 May 2024 Allergies, whether seasonal or year-round, can seriously dampen a person's quality of life. Amanda MacMillan, Health, 7 May 2024 In addition, Delta flies to Amsterdam year-round from Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Seattle. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 7 May 2024 Open-air homes that prioritize a relaxed lifestyle and beach access are another feature that makes investing in seasonal or year-round digs appealing. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 6 May 2024 Fire Dawgs Junk Removal offers a year-round discount to veterans, service members, firefighters, police officers, EMS, nurses, and teachers. Indianapolis Star, The Indianapolis Star, 6 May 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of year-round was in 1924

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Cite this Entry

“Year-round.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/year-round. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

Kids Definition


: being in operation for the whole year
a year-round resort
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