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English noun: summer

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

SamplesThey spent a lazy summer at the shore.


Broader (hypernym)season, time of year

Part holonymcanicular days, canicule, dog days, June 21, midsummer, summer solstice

2. summer (time) the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty

SamplesThe golden summer of his life.

Broader (hypernym)time of life

Domain usagefigure, figure of speech, image, trope

English verb: summer

1. summer (stative) spend the summer

SamplesWe summered in Kashmir.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)pass, spend

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