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To live is to go on a journey; to die is to come back home.
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Etymology 1

Old English sumor from Proto-Germanic *sumur-, akin to Old Saxon sumar, Old Norse sumar, Old High German sumar, Old Frisian sumur, Middle Dutch somer, Dutch zomer, German Sommer, from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (cf. Sanskrit sama (season, half-year), Avestan hama (in summer), Armenian amarn (summer), Old Irish sam).

Noun

Singular
summer

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  1. One of four seasons, traditionally the second, marked by the longest and typically hottest days of the year due to the inclination of the Earth. Typically regarded as being from June 21 to September 20 in the Northern Hemisphere and from December 21 to March 20 in the Southern Hemisphere.
    the heat of summer
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Verb

Infinitive
to summer

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to summer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To spend the summer, as in a particular place on holiday.
    We like to summer in the Mediterranean.
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Etymology 2

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Noun

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summer

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  1. A horizontal beam supporting a building.
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Etymology 3

sum + -er

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summer

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summer ({{{1}}})
  1. A person who sums.
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