autumn Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "autumn" - English Dictionary

See all translations

autumnnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈɔː.təm/  us   /ˈɑː.t̬əm/ (US usually fall)
A2 the season of the year between summer and winter, lasting from September to November north of the equator and from March to May south of the equator, when fruits and crops become ready to eat and are picked, and leaves fall: We like to travel in (the) autumn when there are fewer tourists. Last autumn we went to Germany. It's been a very mild autumn. autumn colours/leaves an autumn day/evening
More examples
Translations of “autumn”
in Arabic الخَريف…
in Korean 가을…
in Malaysian musim luruh…
in French automne…
in Turkish sonbahar…
in Italian autunno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秋天,秋季…
in Russian осень…
in Polish jesień…
in Vietnamese mùa thu…
in Spanish otoño…
in Portuguese outono…
in Thai ฤดูใบไม้ร่วง…
in German der Herbst…
in Catalan tardor…
in Japanese 秋…
in Indonesian musim gugur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秋天,秋季…
(Definition of autumn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of autumn?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “autumn” in other dictionaries

SMART Thesaurus: The seasons

“autumn”: synonyms and related words:

You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:

Word of the Day
lap

to go past someone in a race who has been round the track one less time than you

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More