Autumn

  • 1 Autumn — Au tumn, n. [L. auctumnus, autumnus, perh. fr. a root av to satisfy one s self: cf. F. automne. See {Avarice}.] 1. The third season of the year, or the season between summer and winter, often called the {fall}. Astronomically, it begins in the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Autumn — Autumn: Autumn (группа, Нидерланды)  нидерландская готик метал группа. Autumn (группа, Россия)  российская готик/дум метал группа. Autumn Aurora  второй альбом украинской блэк метал группы Drudkh. Autumn Sky  восьмой студийный …

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  • 3 Autumn — (engl. Herbst) bezeichnet: eine niederländische Band, siehe Autumn (Niederlande) eine US amerikanische Band, siehe Autumn (USA) ein Album von George Winston Autumn Reeser, eine US amerikanische Schauspielerin Emilie Autumn, eine US amerikanische… …

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  • 4 autumn — (n.) late 14c., autumpne (modern form from 16c.), from O.Fr. autumpne, automne (13c.), from L. autumnus (also auctumnus, perhaps influenced by auctus increase ), of unknown origin. Perhaps from Etruscan, but Tucker suggests a meaning drying up… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 autumn — see fall …

    Modern English usage

  • 6 autumn — [n] season between summer and winter autumnal equinox, fall, harvest; concept 814 Ant. spring …

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  • 7 autumn — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ the season after summer and before winter. DERIVATIVES autumnal adjective. ORIGIN Latin autumnus …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 autumn — [ôt′əm] n. [ME autumpne < OFr autompne < L autumnus, auctumnus; prob. of Etr orig.] 1. the season that comes between summer and winter; fall: in the astronomical year, that period between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice 2. any… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Autumn — Fall redirects here. For other uses, see Fall (disambiguation). This article is about the temperate season. For other uses, see Autumn (disambiguation). An autumn vineyard in Napa Valley, California …

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  • 10 Autumn — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Autumn est un mot anglais qui signifie automne. Autumn est un roman de Philippe Delerm parut en 1988. Autumn est un groupe de doom metal / gothic metal… …

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  • 11 autumn — /aw teuhm/, n. 1. the season between summer and winter; fall. In the Northern Hemisphere it is from the September equinox to the December solstice; in the Southern Hemisphere it is from the March equinox to the June solstice. 2. a time of full… …

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  • 12 autumn — (esp. BrE) noun ⇨ See also ↑fall ADJECTIVE ▪ last, this past (esp. AmE) ▪ the following, next, this, this coming ▪ early …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 autumn */*/*/ — UK [ˈɔːtəm] / US [ˈɔtəm] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms autumn : singular autumn plural autumns the season of the year that comes between summer and winter. The usual American word is fall We haven t heard from him since last autumn.… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 autumn — [14] English acquired autumn from Latin autumnus, partly via Old French autompne. Where Latin got the word from is a mystery; it may have been a borrowing from Etruscan, a long extinct pre Roman language of the Italian peninsula. In Old English,… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 15 autumn — [14] English acquired autumn from Latin autumnus, partly via Old French autompne. Where Latin got the word from is a mystery; it may have been a borrowing from Etruscan, a long extinct pre Roman language of the Italian peninsula. In Old English,… …

    Word origins

  • 16 autumn*/*/*/ — [ˈɔːtəm] noun [C/U] the season of the year that comes between summer and winter We haven t heard from him since last autumn.[/ex] They were married in the autumn of 1953.[/ex] a cold autumn afternoon[/ex] autumnal [ɔːˈtʌmn(ə)l] adj …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 17 autumn — 1. noun /ˈɔː.təm,ˈɑ.təm/ Traditionally the third of the four seasons, when deciduous trees lose their leaves; typically regarded as being from September 21 to December 20 in parts of the Northern Hemisphere, and the months of March, April and May …

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  • 18 autumn — n. (esp. BE) in (the) autumn * * * [ ɔːtəm] (esp. BE) in (the) autumn …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 autumn — au|tumn [ ɔtəm ] noun count or uncount MAINLY BRITISH FORMAL * the season of the year that comes between summer and winter. American usually fall: a cold autumn afternoon We haven t heard from him since last autumn …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 autumn — [[t]ɔ͟ːtəm[/t]] ♦♦♦ autumns N VAR Autumn is the season between summer and winter when the weather becomes cooler and the leaves fall off the trees. [BRIT] We are always plagued by wasps in autumn. (in AM, usually use fall) …

    English dictionary


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