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crop

crop

 
 
pronunciation:
krap
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
cream of the crop, crop up
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: agricultural plants or produce.
 
synonyms:
harvest
similar words:
produce
definition 2: the harvest of one or more agricultural products in a year or a season.
synonyms:
harvest, yield
similar words:
production
definition 3: any group or collection, as of people, products, or ideas, that appears within a short time.
a crop of new musicals on Broadwaya new crop of students
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 clipping, as of an animal's ear.
similar words:
clip, earmark
definition 6: a short haircut.
similar words:
bob, crew cut, cut, haircut
definition 7: a pouch in the esophagus of a bird, in which food is stored and prepared for digestion, or a similar digestive organ in lower animals such as insects and earthworms.
synonyms:
craw
similar words:
esophagus, gullet, maw, throat
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phrase: cream of the crop
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: cropped, cropping, crops
definition 1: to cut off the top or ends of (grass, hair, or the like).
synonyms:
top, trim
similar words:
clip, cut, graze, lop, mow, prune, shear, snip
definition 2: to trim.
She cropped the photo before she mounted it.
synonyms:
clip, trim
similar words:
bob, cut, dock, lop, mow, prune, shear, snip
definition 3: to clip or mark by clipping (an animal's ears).
similar words:
clip, cut, earmark, mark
definition 4: to cause to produce a crop or crops.
similar words:
plant, produce
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to plant or produce a crop or crops.
similar words:
plant, produce
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phrase: crop up
derivation: cropless (adj.)
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