Winter is the coldest season of the year, or a dreary time.(noun)
The definition of winter is designed for or taking place in the coldest season.(adjective)
An example of winter used as an adjective is in the phrase "winter coat," which means a warm coat generally worn during the coldest weather.
Winter is defined as to keep up, go through or maintain during the winter.(verb)
An example of winter is to survive a long period of very cold weather; to winter the storm.
See winter in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE, akin to ON vetr, Goth wintrus, prob. < IE *wed-, to make wet: see water
See winter in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots.
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