Summer is the warm season of the year.(noun)
An example of summer in the United States are the months of June, July and August.
To summer is to spend your summer months (June-August) at a particular vacation destination.(verb)
An example of summer is when you spend each summer vacation in the Hamptons.
See summer in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sumer < OE sumor, akin to Ger sommer < IE base *sem-, summertime > Sans sámā, half year, season
Origin: ME < OFr somier, pack horse < LL sagmarius, pack horse < sagma, pack saddle < Gr < base of sattein, to stuff
See summer in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English sumer
Origin: , from Old English sumor; see sem-2 in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Middle English, beam, pack animal
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman sumer
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *saumārius
Origin: , from Late Latin sagmārius, pertaining to a packsaddle, packhorse
Origin: , from sagma, packsaddle; see sumpter.
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