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sea·son·ing

 (sē′zə-nĭng)
n.
1. Something, such as a spice or herb, used to flavor food. Also called seasoner.
2. The act or process by which something is seasoned.

seasoning

(ˈsiːzənɪŋ)
n
1. (Cookery) something that enhances the flavour of food, such as salt or herbs
2. (Forestry) another term (not now in technical usage) for drying2

sea•son•ing

(ˈsi zə nɪŋ)

n.
something, as salt or a spice, for enhancing the flavor of food.
[1505–15]

seasoning

  • aioli - French for ai, "garlic," and oli, "oil"—mayonnaise seasoned with garlic.
  • drawn butter - Melted, clarified, and seasoned.
  • herbes de Provence - A blend of herbs used for seasoning, such as basil, bay leaf, chervil, fennel, lavender, marjoram, oregano, rosemary, sage, summer savory, tarragon, and thyme.
  • herb, spice, seasoning - Herbs are, technically, plants with aerial parts used for seasoning foods, and a spice (also called seasoning) is any substance used for seasoning foods; many herbs are used as spices, but not all.

seasoning

Salt, pepper, herbs or spices added to food to enhance flavor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seasoning - something added to food primarily for the savor it impartsseasoning - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
cola extract - a flavoring extracted from the kola nut
anchovy paste - paste made primarily of anchovies; used in sauces and spreads
fixings, ingredient - food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad"
bouillon cube - a cube of evaporated seasoned meat extract
condiment - a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
spice - any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
peppermint oil - oil from the peppermint plant used as flavoring
spearmint oil - an aromatic oil obtained from the spearmint plant
lemon oil - fragrant yellow oil obtained from the lemon peel
oil of wintergreen, wintergreen oil - oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant
table salt, common salt, salt - white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
celery salt - ground celery seed and salt
garlic salt - ground dried garlic and salt
onion salt - ground dried onion and salt
seasoned salt - combination of salt and vegetable extracts and spices and monosodium glutamate
sour salt - crystals of citric acid used as seasoning
gingerroot, ginger - pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Asian cookery
peppercorn, pepper - pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground
sassafras - dried root bark of the sassafras tree
coriander seed, coriander - dried coriander seeds used whole or ground
fennel seed - aromatic anis-scented seeds
fenugreek seed, fenugreek - aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry
ail, garlic - aromatic bulb used as seasoning
garlic chive - large flat leaves used as chive is used
mustard seed - black or white seeds ground to make mustard pastes or powders
nasturtium - flowers and seeds and leaves all used as flavorings
turmeric - ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning
cardamum, cardamom, cardamon - aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
red pepper, cayenne, cayenne pepper - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
chili powder - powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
curry powder - pungent blend of cumin and ground coriander seed and turmeric and other spices
paprika - a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
angelica - candied stalks of the angelica plant
almond extract - flavoring made from almonds macerated in alcohol
anise seed, aniseed, anise - liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
juniper berries - berrylike cone of a common juniper; used in making gin
saffron - dried pungent stigmas of the Old World saffron crocus
benniseed, sesame seed - small oval seeds of the sesame plant
caraway seed - aromatic seeds of the caraway plant; used widely as seasoning
poppy seed - small grey seed of a poppy flower; used whole or ground in baked items
dill seed - seed of the dill plant used as seasoning
celery seed - seed of the celery plant used as seasoning
lemon extract - a flavoring made from (or imitating) lemons
monosodium glutamate, MSG - white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor; often used in Chinese cooking; "food manufacturers sometimes list MSG simply as `artificial flavors' in ingredient lists"
vanilla bean - long bean-like fruit; seeds are used as flavoring
vanilla extract, vanilla - a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
sweetener, sweetening - something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
mocha - a flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolate
cassareep - a flavoring made by boiling down the juice of the bitter cassava; used in West Indian cooking
2.seasoning - the act of adding a seasoning to food
change of state - the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
salting - the act of adding salt to food
sweetening - the act of adding a sweetener to food

seasoning

noun flavouring, spice, salt and pepper, condiment seasonings such as cayenne, paprika and ginger see herbs, spices and seasonings

seasoning

noun
A substance that imparts taste:
Translations
koření
krydderi
mauste
začini
fûszerezés
krydd
調味料
조미료
kryddning
เครื่องปรุงรส
çeşniçeşnilikterbiye
gia vị

seasoning

[ˈsiːznɪŋ] N
1. (for food) → aliño m, condimentos mpl
with a seasoning of jokescon un aliño de chistes
2. [of wood, timber] → cura f

seasoning

[ˈsiːzənɪŋ] nassaisonnement mseason ticket ncarte f d'abonnement

seasoning

n (Cook) → Gewürz nt; (fig)Würze f

seasoning

[ˈsiːznɪŋ] ncondimento

season

(ˈsiːzn) noun
1. one of the main divisions of the year according to the regular variation of the weather, length of day etc. The four seasons are spring, summer, autumn and winter; The monsoon brings the rainy season.
2. the usual, proper or suitable time for something. the football season.
verb
1. to add salt, pepper, mustard etc to. She seasoned the meat with plenty of pepper.
2. to let (wood) be affected by rain, sun etc until it is ready for use.
ˈseasonable adjective
(negative unseasonable) (of weather) of the kind that is to be expected for a particular time of year.
ˈseasonal adjective
done at a particular season only. seasonal work as a waitress; seasonal sports.
ˈseasoned adjective
experienced. seasoned political campaigners.
ˈseasoning noun
something used to season food. Salt and pepper are used as seasonings.
season ticket
a ticket (usually for travel) that can be used repeatedly during a certain period. a three-month season ticket.
in season
(of food) available, ready for eating. That fruit is not in season just now.
out of season
not in season.

seasoning

تابِل koření krydderi Gewürz καρύκευμα condimento mauste assaisonnement začini condimento 調味料 조미료 kruiden krydder przyprawa tempero приправа kryddning เครื่องปรุงรส çeşni gia vị 调味料
References in classic literature ?
It is well known that at the coronation of kings and queens, even modern ones, a certain curious process of seasoning them for their functions is gone through.
Besides these subjects of anxiety, the Saxon thane was impatient for the presence of his favourite clown Wamba, whose jests, such as they were, served for a sort of seasoning to his evening meal, and to the deep draughts of ale and wine with which he was in the habit of accompanying it.
My wife acquired a degree of culture and reasonableness from her training here which made her seem a superior being among the chatterers who form the female seasoning in ordinary society.