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Definition of "season" []

  • One of the four natural divisions of the year, spring, summer, fall, and winter, in the North and South Temperate zones. Each season, beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, is characterized by specific meteorological or climatic conditions. (noun)
  • The two divisions of the year, rainy and dry, in some tropical regions. (noun)
  • A recurrent period characterized by certain occurrences, occupations, festivities, or crops: the holiday season; tomato season. (noun)
  • A suitable, natural, or convenient time: a season for merriment. (noun)
  • A period of time: gone for a season. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "season" in a sentence
  • "I am for _meddling with slavery everywhere_ -- _attacking it by night and by day, in season and out of season_ (no, it can never be out of season) -- in order to _effect its overthrow_."
  • "Stats that may or may not be relevant for today's match: * Four of the last five Utd v Liverpool games have had at least three goals* United's league record last season after Champ Lge matches: W3 D2 L5* There have been six red cards in the last seven matches* United have yet to concede a goal at Old Trafford this season* Liverpool are yet to score a league goal away from home this season"
  • "Another 25-win season is attainable, particularly if San Diego State's tradition of playing a relatively soft nonconference slate continues."