Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The ninth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The ninth month of the year. When the year began with March, it was the seventh month (whence the name). Abbreviated Sept.
  • Occurring, appearing, or prevailing in September: as, the September gales.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The ninth month of the year, containing thurty days.

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  • proper noun The ninth month of the Gregorian calendar, following August and preceding October. Abbreviations: Sep or Sep., Sept or Sept.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the month following August and preceding October

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English Septembre, from Old French, from Latin September, the seventh month, from septem, seven; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

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Late Old English, Latin september ("seventh month"), from Latin septem ("seven"), from Proto-Indo-European *septḿ̥ (“seven”); September was the seventh month in the Roman calendar.

Examples

  • (End of trip September 1st, 1915) _September 2d, 1915_

    Northern Nut Growers Association, report of the proceedings at the sixth annual meeting Rochester, New York, September 1 and 2, 1915

  • [While September is speaking, August lifts the basket to the ground, selects various fruits, and withdraws slowly along the gravel walk, eating a pear as he goes.] _September.

    Poems

  • [September arrives, carrying upon her head a basket heaped high with fruit] _September.

    Poems

  • Arena September 10, 2009 - Reading, PA - Sovereign Center September 12, 2009 - Manchester, NH

    WN.com - Financial News

  • Capacity utilization also slipped, falling slightly to 74.7% in September from a revised 74.8% the previous month.

    World Watch

  • Capacity utilization also slipped, falling slightly to 74.7% in September from a revised 74.8% the previous month.

    Stocks Flat; Citi Results Lift Financials

  • The device, announced in September, is one of the most highly anticipated tablet launches since the iPad in part because it is built on Google's Android operating system, which is expected to power a wave of new tablets.

    News Outlets Circle Tablet

  • Capacity utilization also slipped, falling slightly to 74.7% in September from a revised 74.8% the previous month.

    Industrial Output Dips

  • Earlier this month, the company said domestic same-store sales at its Uniqlo stores fell 25% in September from the same month a year earlier, its biggest such drop in seven years.

    Fast Retailing Expects Profit Drop

  • The consumer-price index rose 0.1% in September from a month earlier; excluding volatile food and energy prices, it was unchanged for the second straight month, the Labor Department said.

    Bernanke Argues for More Fed Action

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