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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts;
[syn: flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning]

2. the act of adding a seasoning to food;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Season \Sea"son\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seasoned; p. pr. & vb. n. Seasoning.] 1. To render suitable or appropriate; to prepare; to fit. [1913 Webster] He is fit and seasoned for his passage. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, to prepare by drying or hardening, or removal of natural juices; as, to season timber. [1913 Webster] 4. To fit for taste; to render palatable; to give zest or relish to; to spice; as, to season food. [1913 Webster] 5. Hence, to fit for enjoyment; to render agreeable. [1913 Webster] You season still with sports your serious hours. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The proper use of wit is to season conversation. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] 6. To qualify by admixture; to moderate; to temper. "When mercy seasons justice." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 7. To imbue; to tinge or taint. "Who by his tutor being seasoned with the love of the truth." --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Season their younger years with prudent and pious principles. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 8. To copulate with; to impregnate. [R.] --Holland. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Seasoning \Sea"son*ing\, n. 1. The act or process by which anything is seasoned. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is added to any species of food, to give it a higher relish, as salt, spices, etc.; a condiment. [1913 Webster] 3. Hence, something added to enhance enjoyment or relieve dullness; as, wit is the seasoning of conversation. [1913 Webster] Political speculations are of so dry and austere a nature, that they will not go down with the public without frequent seasonings. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Seasoning tub (Bakery), a trough in which dough is set to rise. --Knight. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

seasoning n 1: something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts [syn: flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning] 2: the act of adding a seasoning to food
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

120 Moby Thesaurus words for "seasoning": ability, acclimation, acclimatization, accommodation, accustoming, adaption, adjustment, aging, anhydration, background, beautification, blaseness, blast-freezing, bottling, breaking, breaking-in, brining, canning, capability, case hardening, competence, competency, condiment, condiments, condition, conditioning, corning, curing, dash, dehydration, desiccation, development, domestication, dry-curing, drying, elaboration, embalming, embellishment, evaporation, evolution, experience, familiarization, fitness, fittedness, flavor, flavorer, flavoring, freeze-drying, freezing, fuming, habituation, hardening, hint, housebreaking, infusion, inkling, intimation, inurement, irradiation, jerking, marination, mastery, maturation, maturescence, maturity, mellowing, mummification, naturalization, orientation, past experience, perfection, pickling, potting, practical knowledge, practice, preparedness, proficiency, qualification, quick-freezing, readiness, refinement, refrigeration, relish, ripeness, ripening, sagacity, salting, sauce, seasoner, senescence, shade, smack, smoking, sophistication, soupcon, spice, sprinkling, stuffing, suggestion, suitability, suitableness, suitedness, suspicion, taint, taming, taxidermy, tempering, thought, tinct, tincture, tinge, tinning, tint, touch, trace, training, trim, vestige, worldly wisdom, zest