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SUMMER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does summer mean? 

SUMMER (noun)
  The noun SUMMER has 1 sense:

1. the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox

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


SUMMER (verb)
  The verb SUMMER has 1 sense:

1. spend the summer

  Familiarity information: SUMMER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUMMER (noun)


Sense 1summer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

summer; summertime

Context example:

they spent a lazy summer at the shore

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

season; time of year (one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions)

Meronyms (parts of "summer"):

June 21; midsummer; summer solstice (June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point)

canicular days; canicule; dog days (the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity)


SUMMER (verb)


Sense 1summer [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Spend the summer

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Context example:

We summered in Kashmir

Hypernyms (to "summer" is one way to...):

pass; spend (pass (time) in a specific way)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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