winter

noun
ADJECTIVE
last, this past (esp. AmE)
the following, next, this, this coming
early, late

It was impossible to walk the route in late winter.

long
bad, bitter, brutal (esp. AmE), cold, freezing, frigid (esp. AmE), hard, harsh, icy, severe, terrible

one of the worst winters we have ever had

bleak, dark, dreary, grey/gray
mild, warm
wet
nuclear
WINTER + NOUN
conditions, temperature, weather
sun, sunlight, sunshine
cold
frost, rain, snow

plants which are susceptible to winter frosts

gale (esp. BrE), wind
landscape, scene, sky

the artist's bleak winter scene

solstice
term
break, holiday (BrE), vacation (AmE)
holidays (= the time including Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year) (BrE, AmE)
garden
crop
clothes, clothing, coat
collection
Olympics, sports
PHRASES
go, fly, head, etc. south for the winter

The birds fly south for the winter.

in the dead of winter, in the depths of winter

a frigid midwestern city in the dead of winter


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  • winter — winter …   The Old English to English

  • winter — winter …   English to the Old English

  • Winter- — Winter …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Winter — Win ter, n. [AS. winter; akin to OFries. & D. winter, OS. & OHG. wintar, G. winter, D. & Sw. vinter, Icel. vetr, Goth. wintrus; of uncertain origin; cf. Old Gallic vindo white (in comp.), OIr. find white. ????.] [1913 Webster] 1. The season of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Winter AG — Rechtsform Aktiengesellschaft ISIN DE0005555601 Gründung 1924 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • winter — [win′tər] n. [ME < OE, akin to ON vetr, Goth wintrus, prob. < IE * wed , to make wet: see WATER] 1. a) the coldest season of the year: in the North Temperate Zone, generally regarded as including the months of December, January, and… …   English World dictionary

  • Winter — Sm std. (8. Jh.), mhd. winter, winder, ahd. wintar, as. wintar Stammwort. Aus g. * went r (oder i ), vermutlich r Stamm m. Winter , auch in gt. wintrus, anord. vetr, ae. winter, afr. winter. Herkunft unklar. Man versucht Anschlüsse an air. finn,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Winter — Win ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wintered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wintering}.] To pass the winter; to hibernate; as, to winter in Florida. [1913 Webster] Because the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part advised to depart thence. Acts… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Winter — Win ter, v. i. To keep, feed or manage, during the winter; as, to winter young cattle on straw. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Winter — 256 px Datos generales Origen Estados Unidos Información artística Género(s) Dea …   Wikipedia Español

  • Winter — Winter, Fritz Winter, Peter von Winter, Zikmund …   Enciclopedia Universal

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