Fall is my absolute favorite season.
When you hear "fall" what do you associate it with? As you can probably imagine, I do think of "fall appetites."
What? You’ve only gone out to dinner with him once so far this fall? Have you lost your mind? Don’t you think it’s strange to think about calling him your boyfriend? I don’t think you can say you’re dating him.
The kanji and the word are exactly the same. That means they share meanings as well.
The reading is the same as the one you learned with the kanji, あき.