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FEBRUARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does February mean? 

FEBRUARY (noun)
  The noun FEBRUARY has 1 sense:

1. the month following January and preceding March

  Familiarity information: FEBRUARY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FEBRUARY (noun)


Sense 1February [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The month following January and preceding March

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

Feb; February

Hypernyms ("February" is a kind of...):

Gregorian calendar month (a month in the Gregorian calendar)

Meronyms (parts of "February"):

bissextile day; February 29; leap day (the name of the day that is added during a leap year)

Candlemas; Candlemas Day; Feb 2 (feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple; a quarter day in Scotland)

February 2; Groundhog Day (if the ground hog emerges and sees his shadow on this day, there will be 6 more weeks of winter)

February 12; Lincoln's Birthday (the day on which President Abraham Lincoln is remembered)

February 14; Saint Valentine's Day; St Valentine's Day; Valentine Day; Valentine's Day (a day for the exchange of tokens of affection)

February 22; Washington's Birthday (the day on which George Washington is remembered)

Presidents' Day (the third Monday in February; commemorates both presidents Lincoln and Washington)

mid-February (the middle part of February)

Holonyms ("February" is a part of...):

Gregorian calendar; New Style calendar (the solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years; it was adopted by Great Britain and the American colonies in 1752)


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