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Definition 1: a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for crop in the sense of this definition

(crop is a kind of ...) an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

Definition 2: the stock or handle of a whip - [noun denoting artifact]

(crop is a kind of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

(... is part of crop) an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping

Definition 3: the output of something in a season - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where crop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores

(crop is a kind of ...) final product; the things produced

Definition 4: a collection of people or things appearing together - [noun denoting group]

Samples where crop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas

(crop is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

Definition 5: the yield from plants in a single growing season - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for crop in the sense of this definition

(crop is a kind of ...) production of a certain amount

(... is a kind of crop ) the yield of fruit

"a tree highly recommended for its fruitage"

Definition 6: a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale - [noun denoting plant]

(crop is a kind of ...) (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

(... is a kind of crop ) a readily salable crop that is grown and gathered for the market (as vegetables or cotton or tobacco)

(... is a kind of crop ) a crop that grows quickly (e.g. lettuce) and can be planted between two regular crops grown in successive seasons or between two rows of crops in the same season

(... is a kind of crop ) crop planted to prevent soil erosion and provide green manure

(... is a kind of crop ) a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes

"cotton, hay, and grain are field crops"

(... is a kind of crop ) crop grown for its enlarged roots: e.g. beets; potatoes; turnips

Definition 7: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of - [verb of contact]

Samples where crop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • dress the plants in the garden

Synonyms for crop in the sense of this definition

(crop is a kind of ...) make sparse

"thin out the young plants"

(... is a kind of crop ) cut with shears

"shear hedges"

(... is a kind of crop ) convert into a pollard

"pollard trees"

(... is a kind of crop ) cut the top off

"top trees and bushes"

(... is a kind of crop ) thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers

Definition 8: feed as in a meadow or pasture - [verb of contact]

Samples where crop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the herd was grazing

Synonyms for crop in the sense of this definition

(crop is a kind of ...) take in food; used of animals only

"This dog doesn't eat certain kinds of meat" "What do whales eat?"

(crop has a similar meaning as ...) let eat

"range the animals in the prairie"

(crop has a similar meaning as ...) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

Definition 9: cut short - [verb of contact]

Samples where crop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She wanted her hair cropped short

(crop is a kind of ...) shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of

"cut my hair"

Definition 10: let feed in a field or pasture or meadow - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for crop in the sense of this definition

(crop is a kind of ...) give food to

"Feed the starving children in India" "don't give the child this tough meat"

(... is a kind of crop ) feed with grass

(... is a kind of crop ) drive slowly and far afield for grazing

"drift the cattle herds westwards"

(crop has a similar meaning as ...) feed as in a meadow or pasture

"the herd was grazing"

(crop belongs to category ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Definition 11: yield crops - [verb of creation]

Samples where crop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This land crops well

(crop is a kind of ...) bring forth

"The apple tree bore delicious apples this year" "The unidentified plant bore gorgeous flowers"

Definition 12: prepare for crops - [verb of creation]

Samples where crop or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Work the soil
  • cultivate the land

Synonyms for crop in the sense of this definition

(crop is a kind of ...) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

"Get the children ready for school!" "prepare for war" "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"

(... is a kind of crop ) to exhaust by excessive cultivation

"the farmers overcropped the land"

(crop has a similar meaning as ...) make uniform

"knead dough" "work the clay until it is soft"

(crop belongs to category ...) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

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