Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun season

3 senses of season

Sense 1
season -- (a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field; "he celebrated his 10th season with the ballet company"; "she always looked forward to the avocado season")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 2
season, time of year -- (one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions; "the regular sequence of the seasons")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 3
season -- (a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb season

3 senses of season

Sense 1
season, flavor, flavour -- (lend flavor to; "Season the chicken breast after roasting it")

Sense 2
season, harden -- (make fit; "This trip will season even the hardiest traveller")
       => toughen -- (make tough or tougher; "This experience will toughen her")

Sense 3
temper, season, mollify -- (make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

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