- a period with reference to the total number of games to be played by a team: a 162-game season.
- a period with reference to the won-lost record of a team after it has completed its schedule: a .700 season.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- in the time or state for use, eating, etc.: Asparagus is now in season.
- in the period regulated by law, as for hunting and fishing.
- at the right time; opportunely.
- (of an animal, especially female) in a state of readiness for mating; in heat.
- in good season.
Origin of season
Examples from the Web for season
We won't find out this season, though it comes up occasionally.
Will the Pam/Krieger relationship be an ongoing theme this season?
Will we discover whether or not Krieger is a clone this season, and will that be an ongoing plotline?
And we have a lot of great guests this season: Greta Gerwig, Natasha Lyonne, Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi is back—I love that guy.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Then again, this is not the high-spirited Mary we met in Season 1—indeed, none of the Crawleys are the same.
It is the season of verdure and growth, and frosts are both slight and infrequent in the latitude of San Francisco.Peculiarities of American Cities|Willard Glazier
That the spring—March, at the latest—is the only season for such a venture there can be no doubt at all.Farthest North|Fridtjof Nansen
I was going toward Astor, but encountered much snow, as it was still early in the season for these high mountains.Hunting in Many Lands|Various
Although often most fatal in winter, there is no proof that its prevalence is influenced by season.
The season just closed (1900-01) is in striking contrast to those of my early manhood.Memories of a Musical Life|William Mason
British Dictionary definitions for season
- (of game) permitted to be caught or killed
- (of fresh food) readily available
- Also: in heat, on heat (of some female mammals) sexually receptive
Derived Formsseasoned, adjectiveseasoner, nounseasonless, adjective
Word Origin for season
Science definitions for season
Idioms and Phrases with season
see in season; open season.