season [-s, -'s] n

ME < L. sation-em, act or time of sowing, seed-time.

  1. One of the four equal three-month periods of the year; climate-based time periods known as spring, summer, fall, and winter.
  2. Ideal place and time.
  3. Period of time; instance characteristic of a class, group, sort, or kind.
  4. Time; portion; set of days.
  5. Summer.
  6. Years ago; long period of time; several units of time.