Complete Definition of "winter"

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English

rank|fortune|glass|silver|961|winter|expect|nation|legal

Etymology
OE. term|winter|lang=ang

Pronunciation
a|UK IPA|/'wɪntÉ/, SAMPA|/[email protected]/
a|US enPR|wÄ­nʹtÉr, IPA|/'wɪntÉ/, SAMPA|/[email protected]`/
audio|en-us-winter.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|ɪntÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. Traditionally the fourth of the four seasons, typically regarded as being from December 21 to March 20 in Northern Hemisphere regions and from June 21 to September 20 in Southern Hemisphere regions. Usually marked by the applicable hemisphere of the planet being at its minimum angle of exposure to the Sun, resulting in short days and typically the time period with the lowest atmospheric temperatures for the region.

Antonyms
summer

Derived terms
rel-top4|Terms derived from winter
AI winter
w:Arctic Winter Games|Arctic Winter Games
atomic winter
Austrian winter pea
beady-legged winter horse tick
bewinter
blackberry winter
blackthorn winter
buy straw hats in winter
Chinese winter squash
dogwood winter
early winter cress
East Indian winter jet
w:Father Winter|Father Winter
w:Fell Winter|Fell Winter
Fimbulwinter
forwintered
General winter
impact winter
in-winter
Kondratiev winter
w:Long Winter|Long Winter
love-in-winter
Madeira winter cherry
meteorological winter
mid-winter, midwinter
nuclear winter
w:Old Man Winter|Old Man Winter
w:Operation Dark Winter|Operation Dark Winter
out-winter, outwinter
overwinter
rere-winter
Russian winter
Soviet winter
Spencer's winter vomiting
summer and winter
twinter
unwinter
volcanic winter
w:Western Winter Blast|Western Winter Blast
wild winterpea
winter aconite
winterage, winteridge
winter and winter<!--adverb and verb-->
winter annual
winter apple
winter barley
winter-beaten
winter berry, winterberry
winter bloom, winter-bloom
winter break
winter bud
winter bunting
winter carnival
winter cherry
Winter Circle
winter city
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winter-clad
winter-close
winter clover
winter cluster
w:Winter Coast|Winter Coast
winter coat
winter corn
winter cough
winter count
winter country
winter-crack
winter cress, wintercress
winter crookneck, winter crookneck squash
winter crop
winter currant
winter daffodil
<!--"winterden" is neither derived from or related to "winter"-->
winter depression
winter duck
winter dysentery
winter eczema
wintered
w:Winter-een-mas|Winter-een-mas
winter egg
winter falcon
winter fallow
winter fat
winter-feed, winterfeed
winter fern
Winterfest
winter fever
winter finch
winter flounder
winter-flower
winter flowering cherry
w:Winterfresh|Winterfresh
Winter Games
winter garden
winter gillyflower
winter gnat
winter grape
<!--"wintergreen" comes from Dutch-->
winter greens
winter-ground
winter guard
winter gull, winter-gull
winter-hained
<!--"Winterhalter" does not come from "winter"-->
w:Winter Harbor|Winter Harbor
w:Winter Harbour|Winter Harbour
winter-hardy, winterhardy
w:Winterhaven|Winterhaven
w:Winter Haven|Winter Haven
winter hawk
winter hazel
winter heath
winter heliotrope
winter hellebore
winter hemp
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Winter Hexagon
w:Winter Hill|Winter Hill
winter holidays
winter-house
winter ice
<!--"winteridge" is listed with "winterage" above-->
winterim
winterise, winterize
winterish
w:Winter Island|Winter Island
winter itch
winter jasmine
winter-killed
w:Winter King|Winter King
winterless
w:Winter Line|Winter Line
winterling
winter lodge, winter lodgment
winter-long
winter-love
Winterlude
<!--"winterly" comes from Old English-->
w:Winter Magic Festival|Winter Magic Festival
winter marjoram
winter melon, winter melon vine
winter mew, winter-mew
winter midge
winter monsoon
winter moth
winter mushroom
winter oats
w:Winter of Discontent|Winter of Discontent
winter oil
winter-old
Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics
winter ova
winter packet
w:Winter Palace|Winter Palace
w:Winter Park|Winter Park
winter peach
winter pear
winter-pick
winter-piece
winter-pride
winter-pround
winter purslane
winter quarters
w:Winter Queen|Winter Queen
winter queening
winter range
winter rape
winter redbird
winter-rig
winter road
winter rocket
winter rose
winter rules
rel-mid4
winter-run fish
winter rye
winters<!--adverb-->
winter savory
winter scours
winter shad, winter-shad
winter sheldrake
winter sleep
winter sleeper
winter snipe
winter solstice
wintersome
winter sport
w:Winter Springs|Winter Springs
winter squash
winter-stall
winter storm
winter story
w:Winterstown|Winterstown
winter strawberry
w:Wintersville|Wintersville
winter sweet, winter-sweet, wintersweet
winter sweet marjoram
winter tale
winter teal
winter-thorn
winter tick
winter-tide, wintertide
winter-time, wintertime
winter tire, winter tyre
Winter Triangle
winter urn
winter vacation
Winterval
w:Winterville|Winterville
winter visitor
winter vomiting disease
winter wagtail
w:Winter War|Winter War
winterward
winterwards
winter warfare
winter wash
winter weather advisory
winter-weed, winterweed
winter-weight, winterweight
winter wheat
w:Winter White House|Winter White House
winter white Russian hamster
winter wicket
winter woolies, winter woollies
winter worm
winter worm summer grass
winter wren
<!--"wintery" is from Old English-->
wintrous
<!--"wintry" is from Old English-->
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Related terms
rel-top|Terms related to winter
Canella winterana
Drimys winteri
Hildewintera
Pseudowintera
w:Villa Winter|Villa Winter<!--named after a person called Winter-->
Wintera
Winteraceae
Winterales
winteran
winterbourne
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wintergreen
Winteria
winterly
Winterocereus
Winteroideae
Winter's bark, winter's bark
Winter's cinnamon
Winter's syndrome
wintery, wintry
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Translations
trans-top|fourth season, marked by short days and lowest temperatures
Albanian: dimër
Arabic: ARchar|شتاء (Å¡itáâ)
Basque: negu
Bosnian: zima#Bosnian|zima f
Breton: goañv m, goañvoù p
Catalan: hivern m
Chinese: å¬å¤© (dÅngtiÄn), å¬å­£ (dÅngjì)
Croatian: zima f
Czech: zima f
Danish: vinter
Dutch: winter#Dutch|winter m
Esperanto: vintro
Estonian: talv
Faroese: vetur m
Finnish: talvi
French: hiver m
Frisian: winter#Frisian|winter
German: Winter m
Greek: ÏειμÏÎ½Î±Ï (khjimónas) m
Hebrew: ×רף|××רף (khóref) m
Hungarian: tél
Icelandic: vetur m
Indonesian: musim dingin
Interlingua: hiberno
Italian: inverno m
Irish: geimhreadh
Japanese: å¬ (ãµã, fuyu)
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Korean: ê²¨ì¸ (gyeo-ul)
Kurdish: zivistan, zistan, KUchar|زستاÙ
Latin: hiems f, hibernus m
Latvian: ziema f
Lithuanian: žiema f
Maltese: xitwa
Manchu: tuweri
MÄori: takurua
Navajo: hai
Norwegian: vinter
Old English: winter#Old English|winter
Persian: FAchar|زÙستاÙ|زÙÙÙستا٠(zemestÄn)
Polish: zima f
Portuguese: inverno m
Romanian: iarnÄ f
Russian: зима (zimá) f
Scottish Gaelic: geamhradh m
Serbian
:Cyrillic: зима#Serbian|зима f
:Roman: zima#Serbian|zima f
Sicilian: nvèrnu
Slovene: zima f
Spanish: invierno m
Swedish: vinter c
Telugu: à°à°²à°¿à°à°¾à°²à° (calikaalaM), à°¶à±à°¤à°¾à°à°¾à°²à° (SeetaakaalaM?)
Turkish: kıÅ
Ukrainian: зима (zymá) f
Uzbek: qish
Welsh: gaeaf
Yiddish: ×°×× ×ער (vínter)
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Verb
en-verb

  1. intransitive To spend the winter (in a particular place).

#:''When they retired, they hoped to winter in Florida.

Derived terms
Wintered Over Device
winterer
wintering<!--noun-->

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Dutch
Pronunciation
IPA|/ËÊɪn.tÉr/

Noun
infl|nl|noun|gender=m (plural -s /-s/)

  1. winter

Old English

Etymology
From Germanic *term||wintra-, probably representing a nasalised variant of Indo-European *term||wed-, *term||aud-|water (English term|water, term|wet). Cognate with Old Frisian term|winter|langfro, Old Saxon term||winter (Dutch term|winter|langnl), Old High German term|wintar (German term|Winter), Old Norse term|vetr (Swedish term|vinter) and Gothic ðð¹ð½ððð¿ð; and, outside the Germanic languages, with Latin term|unda||wave and Lithuanian term|vanduo|vanduõ|water.

Pronunciation
rfp<!--Unlikely to be correct: IPA: /Ëwinter/-->

Noun
infl|ang|noun|gender=m

  1. #English|winter italbrac|the season

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