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seasoning

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 something (as a spice or herb) that adds an agreeable or interesting taste to food
  • the stew was too bland before they added the seasoning

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2 something used to enhance the flavor of cooked or prepared food
  • she thinks salt is the ideal seasoning for all batter-fried foods

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seasoning

verb
present participle of season

Synonyms & Antonyms of seasoning (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make more pleasant to the taste by adding something intensely flavored
  • the chef seasoned the vegetables as soon as they came out of the oven

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2 to bring to a proper or desired state of fitness
  • carefully seasoned the cast iron pan with vegetable oil before using it for the first time

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  • deconditioning
3 to make able to withstand physical hardship, strain, or exposure
  • troops that had been seasoned by months of intense training

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4 to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function
  • her campaign manager has been seasoned by several hotly contested gubernatorial campaigns

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The first known use of seasoning was in 1579

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“Seasoning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/seasoning. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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