Sessions

[ sesh-uh nz ]
/ ˈsɛʃ ənz /

noun

Roger Huntington,1896–1985, U.S. composer.

Definition for sessions (2 of 2)

session

[ sesh-uh n ]
/ ˈsɛʃ ən /

noun

Origin of session

1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin sessiōn- (stem of sessiō) law-court sitting, Latin: sitting, equivalent to sess(us) (past participle of sedēre to sit1) + -iōn- -ion

Related forms

ses·sion·al, adjectivepre·ses·sion, noun

Can be confused

cession secession session
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British Dictionary definitions for sessions (1 of 3)

sessions

/ (ˈsɛʃənz) /

pl n

the sittings or a sitting of justice in courtSee magistrates' court, quarter sessions

British Dictionary definitions for sessions (2 of 3)

Sessions

/ (ˈsɛʃənz) /

noun

Roger (Huntington). 1896–1985, US composer

British Dictionary definitions for sessions (3 of 3)

session

/ (ˈsɛʃən) /

noun

Derived Forms

sessional, adjectivesessionally, adverb

Word Origin for session

C14: from Latin sessiō a sitting, from sedēre to sit
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Idioms and Phrases with sessions

session


see bull session.

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