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crop

crop

 
pronunciation:
krap
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
cream of the crop, crop up
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: plants grown on a farm.
Corn is an important crop.
 
synonyms:
harvest
similar words:
produce
definition 2: the harvest of one or more farm products in a year or a season.
The potato crop was small this year.
synonyms:
harvest, yield
similar words:
production
definition 3: any group that appears within a short time.
A new crop of students graduated this year.
synonyms:
batch
similar words:
assortment, collection, lot, selection, supply
definition 4: a whip handle, or the short riding whip used on horses.
similar words:
handle, stock, strap, whip
definition 5: a pouch in the digestive system of a bird, between its mouth and stomach. The crop stores food and prepares it for digestion.
similar words:
esophagus, throat
phrase: cream of the crop
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cropped, cropping, crops
definition 1: to cut off the top or ends of.
He cropped the bushes along the path.
synonyms:
top, trim
similar words:
clip, cut, mow, prune, shear, snip
definition 2: to trim.
She cropped the photo before she put it in a frame.
synonyms:
clip, trim
similar words:
bob, cut, mow, prune, shear, snip
phrase: crop up
derivation: cropless (adj.)
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