farming

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Farm \Farm\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Farmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Farming}.]

1. To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.

We are enforced to farm our royal realm. --Shak.

2. 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.

To farm their subjects and their duties toward these. --Burke.

3. To take at a certain rent or rate.

4. To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to till, as a farm.

{To farm let}, {To let to farm}, to lease on rent.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Farming \Farm"ing\, adjective Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming; as, farming tools; farming land; a farming community.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Farming \Farm"ing\, noun The business of cultivating land.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

farming

adjective

1: relating to rural matters; "an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities" [syn: {agrarian}, {agricultural}, {farming(a)}]

noun

1: the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock [syn: {farming}, {agriculture}, {husbandry}]

2: agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more" [syn: {farming}, {land}]


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