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Farm Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"
  • 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"
  • collect fees or profits
  • be a farmer; work as a farmer; "My son is farming in California"

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  • workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit; "it takes several people to work the farm"

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Farm Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A farm is a piece of land used to grow plants and/or raise animals for food.

People who grow these plants or raise these animals are called farmers. This type of work is called farming.

Land that is used to grow plants for food, or could be used to grow plants for food is called arable land. A life raising animals for food is called a pastoral life.

Many farms in richer countries are very large and can cause damage. There are many types of farming. Some people farm to eat the food they produce (subsistence agriculture). Opposite that, some companies have very large farms to sell the food to many people far away in urban areas (industrial farming). Usually, subsistence farming is prevalent (more used) in poorer countries, while industrial farming is prevalent in richer countries.



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'Farm' example sentence in quotations


* I wouldn't bet the farm on it, but I'd bet the main house. I wouldn't even bet the outhouse on Mondale. - Richard Milhous Nixon

* Till last by Philip's farm I flowTo join the brimming river,For men may come and men may go,But I go on for ever. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

* I remember one day I was at Grandpa's farm and I asked him about sex. He sort of smiled and said, 'Maybe instead of telling you what sex is, why don't we go out to the horse pasture and I'll show you.' So we did, and there on the ground were my parents having sex. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts


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Farm Sample Sentences in News


  • Bird flu outbreak hits second Dutch farm, exports to remain frozen
    By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A second Dutch farm was hit by an outbreak of bird flu, the government said on Thursday, prompting the destruction of 43,000 chickens and prolonging restrictions on trade in the world's leading egg-exporting country. A three-day, nationwide ban on the transportation of all poultry, eggs and related farm products was ext Read more on this news related to 'Farm'
  • Marion Knott Montapert — helped build Knott’s Berry Farm theme park
    Marion Knott Montapert — helped build Knott’s Berry Farm theme park LOS ANGELES — Marion Knott, a sharecropper’s daughter on a little Orange County spread that offered berries by the basket but decades later grew into one of Southern California’s signature tourist attractions, has died. Tall and elegant, Ms. Knott picked berries as a child and helped out Read more on this news related to 'Farm'
  • Britain confirms bird flu on northern England farm is H5N8 strain
    Bird flu on a duck farm in northern England is the highly contagious H5N8 strain, the same form of the virus already discovered in Germany and the Netherlands, Britain's farm ministry confirmed on Tuesday. Read more on this news related to 'Farm'

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