Seasonable or Seasonal (Learn with Trick)

Seasonable or Seasonal
Q. Mango is a ............... (seasonal / seasonable) fruit. 
Can you guess the right word ?

The words seasonable and seasonal both origin from the season. Both are related to the seasons of the year.  However, both of them have different meaning. Let's see more in the post.


Seasonable or seasonal learn with trick
What is the meaning of Seasonal?
Seasonal is an adjective. 
Seasonal things come, happen, or change according to a season. Mango is a seasonal fruit; it comes in summer season. 
If something happens normal for a certain time of year, then it is seasonal, like seasonal decorations, seasonal allergies.

Seasonal in sentence:
  1. The rise in gas prices is seasonal.
  2. I have seasonal allergy; my toes swollen in winter.
  3. National parks across the country would normally start hiring seasonal staff right now for their busy seasons.

What is the meaning of Seasonable?
Seasonable is also an adjective. It means usual or suitable for the time being.
It means suitable to a season or circumstance, like seasonable rain in rainy season.
It means occurring in good or proper time for something, like a seasonable time for reading, writing, discussing, etc.
Seasonable in sentence:
  1. Company recruits in seasonable time.
  2. We should wear seasonable clothes.
  3. She must return at a more seasonable time.

So, what is the difference between Seasonal and Seasonable ?
Seasonable means typical of or suitable for the time of year or any other period or event. 
Heavy rainfall is seasonable in rainy season means rain is normal for the rainy season.
And, 
Seasonal means occurring only at a particular time of year. Some fruits are seasonal means they are available in market only at a particular time of the year.
Seasonal employment, like selling warm clothes in winter, selling ice-creams in the summer, occurs only at a particular time of year.

Mind trick:
Seasonal and Seasonable are adjective form of noun season. 
Seasonable drives from two words: "Season and able". Able or suitable in a season is seasonable
You can also learn the word with the help of the word reasonable.
"Seasonable is reasonable". In very simple words, seasonable and reasonable both mean suitable.

In a nutshell
Seasonal and Seasonable are adjective. Seasonal means happening according to the season of the year.
Seasonable means suitable in a season. Seasonable can be remembered with the help of the word reasonable, as both of them mean suitable.

Answer:
Q. Mango is a ............... (seasonal / seasonable) fruit. 
Can you guess the right word ?
Ans. Seasonal is the right word.


Prev. Post || Next Post

No comments:

Post a Comment

Appreciate Vocabeasy By Your Valuable Comments

Sponsor