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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Season  \Sea"son\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Seasoned};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Seasoning}.] 
  1.  To  render  suitable  or  appropriate;  to  prepare;  to  fit 
  He  is  fit  and  seasoned  for  his  passage.  --Shak. 
  2.  To  fit  for  any  use  by  time  or  habit;  to  habituate;  to 
  accustom;  to  inure;  to  ripen;  to  mature;  as  to  season  one 
  to  a  climate. 
  3.  Hence  to  prepare  by  drying  or  hardening,  or  removal  of 
  natural  juices;  as  to  season  timber. 
  4.  To  fit  for  taste;  to  render  palatable;  to  give  zest  or 
  relish  to  to  spice;  as  to  season  food. 
  5.  Hence  to  fit  for  enjoyment;  to  render  agrecable. 
  You  season  still  with  sports  your  serious  hours. 
  The  proper  use  of  wit  is  to  season  conversation. 
  6.  To  qualify  by  admixture;  to  moderate;  to  temper.  ``When 
  mercy  seasons  justice.''  --Shak. 
  7.  To  imbue;  to  tinge  or  taint.  ``Who  by  his  tutor  being 
  seasoned  with  the  love  of  the  truth.''  --Fuller. 
  Season  their  younger  years  with  prudent  and  pious 
  principles.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
  8.  To  copulate  with  to  impregnate.  [R.]  --Holland. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  aged  or  processed;  "seasoned  wood"  [ant:  {unseasoned}] 
  2:  having  been  given  flavor  (as  by  seasoning)  [syn:  {flavored}, 
  3:  rendered  competent  through  trial  and  experience;  "troops 
  seasoned  in  combat";  "a  seasoned  traveler";  "veteran 
  steadiness";  "a  veteran  officer"  [syn:  {veteran(a)}] 

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