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1. Typical of or suitable for the season or the time of year: seasonable weather; seasonable clothing.
2. Archaic Occurring or performed at a suitable or proper time; opportune: seasonable advice.

sea′son·a·bly adv.


1. suitable for the season
2. taking place at the appropriate time
ˈseasonableness, seasonability n
ˈseasonably adv


(ˈsi zə nə bəl)

1. suitable to or characteristic of the season.
2. timely.
sea′son•a•ble•ness, n.
sea′son•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.seasonable - in keeping with the season; "a hard but seasonable frost"; "seasonable clothes"
unseasonable - not in keeping with (and usually undesirable for) the season; "a sudden unseasonable blizzard"; "unseasonable bright blue weather in November"
2.seasonable - done or happening at the appropriate or proper time; "a timely warning"; "with timely treatment the patient has a good chance of recovery"; "a seasonable time for discussion"; "the book's publication was well timed"
opportune - suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose; "an opportune place to make camp"; "an opportune arrival"


Occurring at a fitting or advantageous time:
مُلائِم، في أوانِه
évszak: az évszaknak megfelelõ
einkennandi fyrir ákveîiî tímabil/árstíî
mevsime uygun


[ˈsiːznəbl] ADJ [weather] → propio de la estación


dress, weather etcder Jahreszeit entsprechend attr; to be seasonableder Jahreszeit entsprechen
(form: = timely) advice, rebukezur rechten Zeit


[ˈsiːznəbl] adj (weather) → di stagione; (advice) → opportuno/a


(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.
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.
References in classic literature ?
The best composition and temperature, is to have openness in fame and opinion; secrecy in habit; dissimulation in seasonable use; and a power to feign, if there be no remedy.
Now, as they must, by taking horses from Worcester, have furnished any pursuers with the means of hereafter discovering their route, the ensign proposed, and the lady presently agreed, to make their first stage on foot; for which purpose the hardness of the frost was very seasonable.
Relying too much on the offensive weapons of their acute angles instead of the defensive organs of good sense and seasonable simulation, these reckless creatures too often neglect the prescribed construction of the women's apartments, or irritate their wives by ill-advised expressions out of doors, which they refuse immediately to retract.
That was a very seasonable pamphlet of his on the Catholic Question:--a deanery at least.
Even Mr Codlin had nothing to urge against a proposal so seasonable.
It will be rest enough for me," said Dorothea, "to while away the time by listening to some tale, for my spirits are not yet tranquil enough to let me sleep when it would be seasonable.
He scarcely ever spoke to her, and the assiduous attentions which he had been so sensible of himself were transferred for the rest of the day to Miss Lucas, whose civility in listening to him was a seasonable relief to them all, and especially to her friend.
I fixed in the stumps so artificially, scraping and sloping them with my knife toward the points, that I made a very tolerable comb; which was a seasonable supply, my own being so much broken in the teeth, that it was almost useless: neither did I know any artist in that country so nice and exact, as would undertake to make me another.
Presently Raleigh cast and spread his new plush cloak on the ground, whereon the Queen trod gently, rewarding him afterwards with many suits for his so free and seasonable tender of so fair a foot cloth.
If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonable experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations.
Yees, yees, very fine weather, and seasonable for the time of year," Sir Pitt answered, who had suddenly grown deaf.
The interruption was seasonable, for the bell had nearly rung itself out.