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Definitions and Synonyms of winter | Another word for winter | What is winter?

Definition 1: the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for winter in the sense of this definition

(winter is a kind of ...) 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"

(winter is a part of ...) December 22, when the sun is at its southernmost point

(winter is a part of ...) the middle of winter

Definition 2: spend the winter - [verb of stative]

Samples where winter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We wintered on the Riviera
  • Shackleton's men overwintered on Elephant Island

Synonyms for winter in the sense of this definition

(winter is a kind of ...) use up a period of time in a specific way

"how are you spending your summer vacation?"

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