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farm

farm

 
pronunciation:
farm
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an area of land and the buildings on it used to grow vegetables or raise animals for food or clothing.
 
synonyms:
homestead
similar words:
plantation, ranch, spread
definition 2: an area of land or water used to raise certain kinds of crops or animals.
Those trout come from a fish farm.
similar words:
orchard, plantation, spread, tract
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: farmed, farming, farms
definition 1: to cultivate or raise.
My grandfather had to drain a swamp before he could farm the land.For years he farmed pigs.
 
synonyms:
cultivate
similar words:
raise, till, work
definition 2: to raise crops or animals.
Many families farm for a living.
similar words:
till, work
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some activities in farming