- 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.
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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
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Example sentences from the Web for season
The inability to do anything besides binge-watch entire seasons on Netflix.
[Which is why season three will best if you've watched seasons one and two].
Why is the ‘Kroll Show’ ending its hilarious run after only three seasons?
Such has been the much talked about run of The Newsroom, which ended Sunday night after three seasons.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each two-hour episode will build upon itself to tell a story that takes place between the third and fifth seasons of the show.‘Game of Thrones’ Interactive FanFiction: Whoops, My Friend Was Speared in the Throat|Alec Kubas-Meyer|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For two consecutive seasons he lived in the sunlight of Mademoiselle Duvigne's presence.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
In that part, it was little better than a morass, from the occasional overflowing of the waters at the rainy seasons.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
During most seasons of the year the voyage from Macazar to the islands of Panay and the Pintados, or to this island, can be made.
During the other seasons there are other kinds of fish, but at that time it was the Herring season.
The painful contingency of continued bad seasons has thus, in some measure, been provided against.
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.