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Farm meaning

farm - 14 dictionary results

  1. 1. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques; " The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; " They produce good ham in Parma"; " We grow wheat here"; " We raise hogs here"
  2. 2. The term or tenure of a lease of land for cultivation; a leasehold.
  3. 3. The land held under lease and by payment of rent for the purpose of cultivation.
  4. 4. Any tract of land devoted to agricultural purposes, under the management of a tenant or the owner.
  5. 5. A district of country leased ( or farmed) out for the collection of the revenues of government.
  6. 6. A lease of the imposts on particular goods; as, the sugar farm, the silk farm.
  7. 7. To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.
  8. 8. To give up to another, as an estate, a business, the revenue, etc., on condition of receiving in return a percentage of what it yields; as, to farm the taxes.
  9. 9. To take at a certain rent or rate.
  10. 10. To devote ( land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to till, as a farm.
  11. 11. To engage in the business of tilling the soil; to labor as a farmer.
  12. 12. The rent of land, - originally paid by reservation of part of its products.
  13. 13. Piece of land in cultivation.
  14. 14. To cultivate, as a farm; to let out or contract for, on condition of sharing the proceeds, as the collection of taxes, & c.

farm - examples of usage

  1. Sometimes she even wished they were all back on the farm. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. She would not be able to go back to school, and would probably have to go somewhere to get work of some kind, for the little that she would get for her farm now would not keep her any time. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. Oh, this farm will worry him out of his life! - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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