- 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)
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Idioms for season
- 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
OTHER WORDS FROM season
Example sentences from the Web for season
Typically election season really heats up after Labor Day, but things are already getting hot thanks to a strange new battle over the Union-Tribune’s endorsements, and the continued debate over voting by mail.
The Astros powered through a rough 23-37 stretch early in the season, returned to the postseason and even made the World Series.Bad Teams May Be Posing As Good Teams In A 60-Game Baseball Season|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 7, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The NBA has been back officially for almost a week now, giving us just enough time to make some observations as clubs make their end-of-season pushes before the playoffs begin.The Suns And Mavs Shouldn’t Have Surprised Us … But We Didn’t See T.J. Warren Coming|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|August 5, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It’s unclear if that means that Bill Belichick is up to something, but it is certain that we are going to think about these seasons differently because of all the talent that’s missing.
Of course, a lot more can go wrong in a season like this than even in a normal year.The Yankees Finally Have The Dynamic Duo They Wanted|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 4, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Remove some shallots from the buttermilk and dredge in the seasoned flour mixture.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I wonder if the seasoned salesman can spot the billionaires on sight.Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary Art|Jay Michaelson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gone are the wild-eyed revolutionaries in Donetsk and Luhansk, replaced by steely-eyed bureaucrats and seasoned combat veterans.
This two-person play is a showcase for seasoned actors, starting with Brian Dennehy and Mia Farrow.Fall Broadway Preview: 'This Is Our Youth,' Bradley Cooper as ‘The Elephant Man,' and More|Janice Kaplan|September 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We were very much on the same page in a sense,” the seasoned filmmaker tells The Daily Beast.Al Pacino Does What He Wants to Do: 'The Humbling,' Scorsese, and That 'Scarface' Remake|Alex Suskind|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is so subtle a perception that even seasoned historians seldom have the power of imparting it.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
The seasoned chestnut worked hard, and we were half a day about our task.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
I sewed the short seams at the sides, and split the pegs from a section of seasoned maple.
She saw tough, seasoned old Landy Spencer furtively reach down and pat the little man on the back.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
We all live in the open and we're mostly seasoned American stock who won't be driven like a lot of foreign cattle.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
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 forms of seasonseasoned, adjectiveseasoner, nounseasonless, adjective
Word Origin for season
Scientific definitions for season
Idioms and Phrases with season
see in season; open season.