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farm

 
 
pronunciation:
farm
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a parcel of land and the buildings on it used for agricultural activities.
 
synonyms:
farmstead, grange, homestead
similar words:
plantation, ranch, rancho, spread, truck farm
definition 2: a tract of land or quantity of water used to raise crops or animals.
a wheat farman oyster farm
similar words:
orchard, plantation, spread, tract, truck farm
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: farms, farming, farmed
definition 1: to cultivate (land) or raise (animals).
They had to drain the swamp before they could farm the land.For years he farmed pigs, but now he's only raising crops.
 
synonyms:
cultivate
similar words:
culture, husband, raise, till, work
definition 2: to contract (work) with others (fol. by "out").
We thought it would be faster and more effiicent to farm out the job to someone else rather than do it ourselves.
similar words:
contract, hire out, job out, subcontract
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to raise crops or animals.
He farms for a living.
similar words:
till, work
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