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season

sea·son

season

 
 
pronunciation:
si zn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the four parts of the year; spring, summer, fall, and winter.
definition 2: a certain part of the year that is marked by a particular condition or activity.
I can't wait until baseball season.Our family will get together for the holiday season.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: seasoned, seasoning, seasons
definition 1: to improve the flavor of by adding salt, herbs, spices, or other flavorings.
The cook seasoned the dish with garlic and pepper.
synonyms:
flavor
similar words:
accent, pepper, salt, spice
definition 2: to cause to fully develop by going through certain conditions.
Covering the local politics seasoned her skills as a news reporter.
synonyms:
mature
similar words:
break in, condition, mellow, prepare, temper, train
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