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

2 senses of seasoning

Sense 1
flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning -- (something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts)
       => ingredient, fixings -- (food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad")

Sense 2
seasoning -- (the act of adding a seasoning to food)
       => change of state -- (the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics)

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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