What does SUMMER mean?
Definitions for SUMMER
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word SUMMER.
the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
"they spent a lazy summer at the shore"
the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
"the golden summer of his life"
spend the summer
"We summered in Kashmir"
A person who sums.
of modern usage, for a girl born in summer.
Etymology: From somer, sumer, from sumor, from sumaraz, from sam-. Cognate with somer, sumer, simer, simmer, sumer, zomer, sommer, Sommer, sommar, sumar, haf, ամ, ամառ,.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: sumer , Saxon; somer, Dutch.
Sometimes hath the brightest day a cloud;
And, after Summer, evermore succeeds
The barren Winter with his nipping cold. William Shakespeare, H. VI.
Can’t such things be,
And overcome us like a Summer ’s cloud,
Without our special wonder? William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
Two hundred loaves of bread, and an hundred bunches of raisins, and an hundred of Summer fruits. 2 Sa. xvi.
He was sitting in a Summer parlour. Judg. iii. 20.
In all the liveries deck’d of Summer ’s pride. John Milton.
They marl and sow it with wheat, giving it a Summer fallowing first, and next year sow it with pease. John Mortimer.
Dry weather is best for most Summer corn. John Mortimer.
The dazzling roofs,
Resplendent as the blaze of Summer noon,
Or the pale radiance of the midnight moon. Alexander Pope.
Child of the sun,
See sultry Summer comes. James Thomson, Summer.
Oak, and the like true hearty timber, may be better trusted in cross and transverse works for summers, or girders, or binding beams. Henry Wotton.
Then enter’d sin, and with that sycamore,
Whose leaves first shelter’d man from drought and dew,
Working and winding slily evermore,
The inward walls and summers cleft and tore;
But grace shor’d these, and cut that as it grew. George Herbert.
To keep warm.
Maids well summer’d, and warm kept, are like flies at Bartholomew-tide, blind, though they have their eyes. William Shakespeare.
To pass the Summer.
Etymology: from the noun.
The fowls shall summer upon them, and all the beasts shall winter upon them. Is. xviii. 6.
Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling after spring and before autumn. At or around the summer solstice (about 3 days before Midsummer Day), the earliest sunrise and latest sunset occurs, the days are longest and the nights are shortest, with day length decreasing as the season progresses after the solstice. The date of the beginning of summer varies according to climate, tradition, and culture. When it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa.
one who sums; one who casts up an account
a large stone or beam placed horizontally on columns, piers, posts, or the like, serving for various uses. Specifically: (a) The lintel of a door or window. (b) The commencement of a cross vault. (c) A central floor timber, as a girder, or a piece reaching from a wall to a girder. Called also summertree
the season of the year in which the sun shines most directly upon any region; the warmest period of the year
to pass the summer; to spend the warm season; as, to summer in Switzerland
to keep or carry through the summer; to feed during the summer; as, to summer stock
Etymology: [OE. sumer, somer, AS. sumor, sumer; akin to OFries. sumur, D. zomer, OS. sumar, G. sommer, OHG. & Icel. sumar, Dan. sommer, Sw. sommar, W. haf, Zend hama, Skr. sam year. 292.]
Summer is the warmest of the four temperate seasons, between spring and autumn. At the summer solstice, the days are longest and the nights are shortest, with day-length decreasing as the season progresses after the solstice. The date of the beginning of summer varies according to climate, culture, and tradition, but when it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sum′ėr, n. the second and warmest season of the year—June, July, August.—v.i. to pass the summer.—v.t. to keep through the summer.—adj. Summ′er-dried, dried by the heat of summer.—n. Summ′er-duck, a beautiful North American duck.—adj. Summ′er-fall′ow, lying fallow during the summer.—ns. Summ′er-house, a house in a garden used in summer: a summer residence; Summ′ering, a kind of early apple.—adv. Summ′er-like.—adj. Summ′erly, warm and bright like summer.—ns. Summ′er-shine, the summer colour of a bird, insect, &c.; Summ′er-tide, Summ′er-time, the summer season.—adj. Summ′ery, like summer.—Indian summer (see Indian); St Luke's, St Martin's, summer (see Saint). [A.S. sumer, sumor; Dut. zomer, Ger. sommer.]
sum′ėr, n. the first stone laid over columns or pilasters to form a cross vault: the central beam of a floor which receives the joists: any large piece of timber supported on two strong piers or posts, and serving as a lintel to a door, window, &c.; (obs.) a pack-horse, a sumpter-horse. [Sumpter.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
An oppressive and expensive season invented by rural cottage and hotel owners, railroad and steamboat companies and the Iceman.
A season on planet earth.
Summer months are wonderful, thd days feel longer and so does time.
Submitted by MaryC on January 28, 2020
In the northern hemisphere is the months of june, july and august.
Summer in the northern hemisphere is moderate temperatures.
Submitted by MaryC on April 19, 2020
In the southern hemisphere it is the months of december, january and february.
Summer in Australia starts in December.
Submitted by MaryC on April 19, 2020
The summer symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the summer symbol and its characteristic.
Song lyrics by summer -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by summer on the Lyrics.com website.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Summer is ranked #11355 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Summer surname appeared 2,778 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Summer.
86% or 2,389 total occurrences were White.
8.1% or 227 total occurrences were Black.
2% or 57 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1.9% or 54 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.3% or 36 total occurrences were Asian.
0.5% or 15 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SUMMER' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #878
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'SUMMER' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1082
Rank popularity for the word 'SUMMER' in Nouns Frequency: #382
The numerical value of SUMMER in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of SUMMER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of SUMMER in a Sentence
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak:
A discount is possible under the contract as well - no separate (summer) packages are needed if Ukraine and Russia reach an agreement. Take-or-pay (suspension)... is also possible, it depends on the talks between companies.
Some of them are kids who are going home to be with their parents or they're students and a lot of people who can work remotely, others are families who have left the city for summer rentals... in the Hudson Valley or Pennsylvania, as well as the normal set of people who go to the Hamptons. The difference is, they went to the Hamptons in March and they haven't come back.
In summer, the song sings itself.
They really did not take me too seriously, especially at first because I did not know how to long snap, one coach, however, really did take me seriously, and he practiced with me every day that summer. ... When I came back in August and showed the team and the coaches what I could do that's when they realized, 'OK, this kid is for real ... this kid could actually be a valuable asset to us.'.
Anyone outside in locations with expanded areas of heat is going to have to take precautions, this is the peak of summer – the hottest time of the year.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for SUMMER
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- аԥхын, аҧхынAbkhaz
- صيف, الصيفArabic
- ле́та, уле́ткуBelarusian
- དབྱར་ཀ, དབྱར་ཁTibetan Standard
- estiuejar, estiuCatalan, Valencian
- лѣтоOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- ހޫނު މޫސުންDivehi
- παραθερίζω, ξεκαλοκαιριάζω, καλοκαίριGreek
- veranear, veranoSpanish
- تابستون, توسون, هامین, تابستانPersian
- kesä, suviFinnish
- simmerWestern Frisian
- samhradhScottish Gaelic
- veranear, estío, veránGalician
- ग्रीष्म, गर्मीHindi
- nyár, nyaralHungarian
- musim panasIndonesian
- ಬೇಸಗೆ, ಗ್ರೀಷ್ಮ, ಋತುKannada
- SummerLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- лето, летуваMacedonian
- musim panasMalay
- sumarNorwegian Nynorsk
- sommar, sommerNorwegian
- shį́Navajo, Navaho
- niibinOjibwe, Ojibwa
- сӕрдOssetian, Ossetic
- ਗਰਮੀ, ਗਰਮੀਆਂPanjabi, Punjabi
- اوړۍPashto, Pushto
- veranear, verão, estioPortuguese
- ruphay killaQuechua
- stad, stedRomansh
- văra, traversăRomanian
- ле́то, балка, проводить лето, брус, перекладинаRussian
- istade, istadi, stadi, iltiu, estiu, istiuSardinian
- geassiNorthern Sami
- letovati, лето, љето, leto, ljetoSerbo-Croatian
- ගිම්හාන ඍතුවSinhala, Sinhalese
- kiangazi, kipindi cha kiangazi, majira ya jotoSwahili
- கோடை காலம்Tamil
- ఎండకాలము, వేసవిTelugu
- ฤดูร้อน, เดือนร้อน, ความเดือนร้อน, หน้าร้อนThai
- tag-init, tag-arawTagalog
- يازUyghur, Uighur
- گرمی, گریشم, گرما, صيفUrdu
- mùa hạ, 務夏, hạ, 夏, mùa hèVietnamese
- ìgbà é̩rùnìgbà oruYoruba
Get even more translations for SUMMER »
Find a translation for the SUMMER definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"SUMMER." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 8 Jun 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/SUMMER>.
Discuss these SUMMER definitions with the community:
We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.
If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly.
You need to be logged in to favorite.