Definition of Farming in English :

Define Farming in English

Farming meaning in English

Meaning of Farming in English

Pronunciation of Farming in English

Farming pronunciation in English

Pronounce Farming in English


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1. agriculture, farming, husbandry

the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

2. farming, land

agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

Example Sentences:
'farming is a strenuous life'
'there's no work on the land any more'


3. agrarian, agricultural, farming

relating to rural matters

Example Sentences:
'an agrarian (or agricultural) society'
'farming communities'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of farming
the business, art, or skill of agriculture
(as modifier)
farming methods

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see synonyms of farming
of or for agriculture
the business of operating a farm (sense 3) farm (sense 4)
the letting out to farm of land, revenue, etc.

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see synonyms of farming
1. A tract of land cultivated for the purpose of agricultural production.
a. A tract of land devoted to the raising and breeding of domestic animals.
b. An area of water devoted to the raising, breeding, or production of a specific aquatic animal: a trout farm; an oyster farm.
a. A facility for the generation of energy by converting it from a particular source, usually by means of multiple electric generators: a wind farm.
b. A place where a group of similar devices or storage containers are set up: a tank farm; a server farm.
4. Baseball A minor-league club affiliated with a major-league club for the training of recruits and the maintenance of temporarily unneeded players.
5. Obsolete
a. The system of leasing out the rights of collecting and retaining taxes in a certain district.
b. A district so leased.
v. farmed, farm·ing, farms
1. To cultivate or produce a crop on (land).
2. To cultivate, breed, or raise (plants or animals).
3. To pay a fixed sum in order to have the right to collect and retain profits from (a business, for example).
4. To turn over (a business, for example) to another in return for the payment of a fixed sum.
To engage in farming.

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