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Summer

Summer appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • As last summer a hated act sold a sad lost cadet, a harem must salsa.
  • He emits it in a fat pod at summer: "A harem must adopt a fan; it is time, eh?"
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The word summer is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun summer

What does summer mean as a name of something?

Summer is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: summers

  1. the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    • example: they spent a lazy summer at the shore
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • synonym of summer: summertime
    • more generic terms: season / time of year = one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    • parts:
  2. the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
    • example: the golden summer of his life
    • usage: figure / figure of speech / image / trope
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • more generic term: time of life = a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state

Alternative definition of the noun summer

noun

  1. One of four seasons, traditionally the second, marked by the longest and typically hottest days of the year due to the inclination of the Earth and thermal lag. Typically regarded as being from June 21 to September 20 in parts of the USA, and the months of December, January and February in the Southern Hemisphere.
  2. [obsolete] A pack-horse.
  3. A horizontal beam supporting a building.
  4. A person who sums.

Definition of the verb summer

What does summer mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: summered | summering | summers

  1. spend the summer
    • example: We summered in Kashmir
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Theme - being] [Verb] [Locative Preposition] [Location]My family always summered at the seashore

      Weekend Verbs (with the same syntax): december, holiday, honeymoon, overnight, sojourn, vacation, weekend, winter.

    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • more generic words: pass / spend = use up a period of time in a specific way

Films

  1. "Summer" is a 2008 film directed by Kenneth Glenaan and starring Robert Carlyle and Rachael Blake. It tells the story of a lively and wayward spirit coming to terms with the realities of age and death. Shaun has to confront past demons as his first love re-appears and his best friend, Daz, is terminally ill. The film is set mainly in Shaun's present day life but he also reflects on his childhood in flashbacks.
  2. "Summer" a.k.a. "Summer's Blood": Summer's Blood is a Canadian horror film starring Ashley Greene. It was released directly to DVD on November 10, 2009.
  3. "Summer" is a Walt Disney short film released on January 6, 1930. Directed by Ub Iwerks, it is the sequel to the short Springtime. It's 6 minutes long.
  4. "Summer" a.k.a. "The Green Ray" is a 1986 film by Éric Rohmer. It was released as Summer in North America. The film stars Marie Rivière, Rosette, Béatrice Romand, Carita and Vincent Gauthier. It is named for the novel of the same name by Jules Verne. It was shot in France on 16mm film and much of the dialogue is improvised.
  5. "Summer" a.k.a. "Verano": Summer is a 2011 Chilean drama film written and directed by José Luis Torres Leiva.
  6. "Summer" a.k.a. "27 Missing Kisses" is a 2000 Georgian film directed by Nana Djordjadze. It was Georgia's submission to the 73rd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.
  7. "Summer" is a 2006 dramatic short film written and directed by Hong Khaou.
  8. "Summer" a.k.a. "Zomer" is a film, directed by Colette Bothof.
  9. "Summer" is a film, directed by Phil Price.
  10. "Summer" is a 1968 film directed by Marcel Hanoun.
    • also known as L'été
    • country: France
    • language: French
    • released in (48 years ago)
  11. "Summer" is a 1988 drama film written by Philip Gröning, Nicolas Humbert and Ralf Zöller and directed by Philip Gröning.
  12. "Summer" is a 1997 film written and directed by Aidan Hill.
    • costume design by Mas Kondo
    • released in (19 years ago)
  13. "Summer" is a film, directed by Nathaniel Dorsky.

Characters

  1. Summer is a fictional character from the 2009 film Days of Summer.
  2. Summer is a fictional character in the 1985 film Flesh and Blood.
  3. Summer is a fictional character from the 1981 film The Enchanted Grove.
  4. Summer is a fictional character from The Chronicles of Holly-Weird.
  5. Summer is a fictional character from Milf Money.
  6. Summer is a fictional character from the 2009 film Sorority Wars.
  7. Summer is a fictional character on the 2005 film "Haunted Boat".
  8. Summer is a fictional character from the 2007 film Lions for Lambs.
  9. Summer is a fictional character from the 2006 film H 2 O.
  10. Summer is a fictional character in the film Candy Rain.
  11. Summer is a fictional character from the 2011 film 8:46.
  12. Summer is a fictional character from the 2010 film Mob Rules.
  13. Summer is a fictional character from the 2012 film So Undercover.
  14. Summer is a fictional character from the 2011 film Phillip the Fossil.
  15. Summer is a fictional character in the 2013 film A Cake for Mabel.
  16. Summer is a fictional character from the 2002 film Leela.
  17. Summer is a fictional character from the 2014 film Dakota's Summer.
  18. Summer is a fictional character from the 1995 film Clueless.
  19. Summer is a fictional character from 2007 drama film Never Down.
  20. Summer is a fictional character from the 2013 film Abducted.
  21. Summer is a fictional character in the 2013 film The Face of Love.
  22. Summer is a fictional character from the 2013 film Stakes.
  23. Summer is a fictional character in the 1994 action western tv film Blind Justice.
  24. Summer is a fictional character from the 2013 film Gregory Go Boom.
  25. Summer a.k.a. Summer Symonds: Summer is a fictional character in the 2010 drama comedy film The Joneses.

There are other characters with in their name, like Paul Summer, Summer Hyde, Summer Shaw, Summer Quinn, Summer Swann, Summer Newman, Summer Gleeson, Summer Hoyland, Summer Roberts, Summer Hathaway, Summer solstice, I Know What You Did Last Summer.

People

  1. Summer a.k.a. Summer Phoenix is an American actress and model. She is the youngest sibling of River Phoenix, Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, and Liberty Phoenix, and is married to actor Casey Affleck.
  2. Summer a.k.a. Summer Altice: Summer Danielle Altice is an American fashion model and actress. She was named after Miss USA 1975, Summer Bartholomew.
  3. Summer a.k.a. Laura Ann Tull is an actress.
  4. Summer a.k.a. Katherine Shanklin is an actress.

There are other people with in their name, like Don Summer, Red Summer, Summer Cem, Summer Erb, Summer Lee, Summer Lei, Cree Summer, Eric Summer, Mark Summer, Summer Ames and many others.

Phrases with Summer

  1. summer haw
  2. summer camp
  3. summer duck
  4. Summer Melt
  5. summer rape
  6. Summer Soup
  7. Summer time
  8. Summer-Like
  9. Summer-Time
  10. Summer-Work
  11. summer grape
  12. Summer grass
  13. Summer Holly
  14. summer house
  15. Summer Sedge
  16. Summer Skate
  17. summer stock
  18. summer sweet
  19. Summer-Holly
  20. Summer-House

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Summer

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Google previewReadEasy Adult Reading Program (2003)

E-Book by Margaret Harris

Summer Memories summer breeze brightly picnics blankets gardens folks strawberries lightning Summer is a warm time. The wind blows the trees gently in the breeze. The skies are blue and the clouds are white. The sun shines brightly.

Google previewMacrobiotics for All Seasons (2013)

Vegan Recipes for Year-Round Health and Happiness by Marlene Watson-Tara

Summer is a good time to forget our worries and let our hair down. As children...

Summer is the season of high energy, joy and passion. It is when...

Generol Considerotions Summer is a time of openness and peace...

Google previewHomicide (2007)

A Year on the Killing Streets by David Simon

Summer is a four-to-twelve shift of nightsticks and Western District wagon runs, with three hundred hard cases on the...

Summer is the season of motiveless murder, of broken-blade steak knives and bent tire irons; it's the time for truly ...

Google previewMagicis Et Stellararum

by Sabine Louise

Summer is the season that corresponds to the three hottest months of the year, approximately June, July,

Google previewThe Living Church (1957)

Summer is a happy hunting ground for poets and "artists. Wise people use summer as a time in which to catch up...

Google previewDirty Whites and Dark Secrets (2011)

Sex and Race in Peyton Place by Sally Hirsh-Dickinson

” Indian summer is a season that isn't a season, one that promises something it will not, ...

Google previewThe Half-Life of Hate (2002)

by Kacy Curtis

Summer is a down-trodden soldier, obediently marching to- wards it's own death. It follows...

Google previewCan Holding in a Fart Kill You? (2015)

Over 150 Curious Questions and Intriguing Answers by Andrew Thompson

An Indian summer is a short period of warm and sunny weather just prior to winter.

Google previewPreaching Types & Metaphors (Keach)

by Benjamin Keach

The Summer is the chief time of the year, that season which generally all men prize, long for, and rejoice in : so the time of Gospel Grace, and Gospel light, is the chiefest and choicest season in the world. The time of the Gospel, ...

Google previewThe U.S. Democratic Review (1855)

Summer is the time of greatest heat, and the source of heat is fire ; fire, therefore, is afit type of the season. Autumn is the period of fruitfulness ; its dominant idea is food, and the earth is the visible and immediate source of food; earth, ...

Google previewThe United States Review (1855)

Summer is the time of greatest heat, and the source of heat is fire ; fire, therefore, is a fit type of the season. Autumn is the period of fruit/'ulness ; its dominant idea is food, and the earth is the visible and immediate source of food; earth, ...

Google previewThe United States Democratic Review (1855)

Summer is the time of greatest heat, and the source of heat is fire ; fire, therefore, is afit type of the season. Autumn is the period of fruitfulnesa ; its dominant idea is food, and the earth is the visible and immediate source of food; earth, ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1913)

by Walter Page Wright

early summer (Botanical Magazine, t.

violet, forms a silvery carpet in early summer; longifolia subsessilis, blue, summer, 3 ft.; repens, creeper, blue; spicata, blue, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture (1914)

A Reference System of Commercial Horticulture, Covering the Practical and Scientific Phases of Horticulture, with Special Reference to Fruits and Vegetables by Granville Lowther, William Worthington

Peach trees set upon good soil and thoroughly cultivated will make a very rapid growth the second summer. Some of the leading shoots will commonly make a growth of from five to six feet if allowed to develop unchecked, especially upn the ...

Google previewDictionary of obsolete and provincial English (1857)

by Thomas Wright

Summer. *. (1) A sumpter-horse. (2) The chief beam of a floor. (3) The part of a waggon which supports the body. Sussex. Summer-barm, v. To ferment. Summer-cock, s. A voung salmon. North.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

That when there has been no storm before or after the vernal equinox, the ensuing summer is generally. dry, at least five times in fix. 2. That when a storm happens from an easterly point, either on the 19th, 20th, or 21st of May, the succeeding ...

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensable Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara W. Ellis, Ellen Phillips

spring to summer; yellow, white, red, terra-cotta, pink, cream, purple Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly weed): summer; orange, yellow, red Baptisia spp. ( baptisias): spring to summer; blue, white, yellow, purple Boltonia asteroides ...

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Quotes about Summer

The end of summer is not the end of farewell
The end of summer is something beautiful shall keep to remember
When next summer come The end of summer will never end
Then summer always lies on your mind (Henry Marthinus Ohello)
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Scrabble value of S1U1M3M3E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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