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Definition 1: the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for farming in the sense of this definition

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

(... is a kind of farming ) growing vegetables for the market

(... is a kind of farming ) farming that provides for the basic needs of the farmer without surpluses for marketing

(... is a kind of farming ) cultivation of crops in strips following the contours of the land to minimize erosion

(... is a kind of farming ) farming for the raising of livestock (particularly cattle)

(... is a kind of farming ) putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow

"the planting of corn is hard work"

(... is a kind of farming ) growing crops and feed and livestock all on the same farm

(... is a kind of farming ) a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients

(... is a kind of farming ) the cultivation of plants

(... is a kind of farming ) the business of a dairy

(... is a kind of farming ) the tending of and caring for trees

(... is a kind of farming ) breeding and caring for farm animals

(farming is a part of ...) cultivation of the land in order to raise crops

(farming is a part of ...) the season for gathering crops

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation

"till the soil"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) prepare for crops

"Work the soil" "cultivate the land"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) to exhaust by excessive cultivation

"the farmers overcropped the land"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) to break and turn over earth especially with a plow

"Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week" "turn the earth in the Spring"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) draw a harrow over (land)

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) dig with a hoe

"He is hoeing the flower beds"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) bear (a crop)

"this land does not carry olives"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) 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"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) seed again or anew

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) place seeds in or on (the ground)

"sow the ground with sunflower seeds"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) sow over a wide area, especially by hand

"broadcast seeds"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

"She sowed sunflower seeds"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) beat the seeds out of a grain

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) provide with fertilizers or add nutrients to

"We should fertilize soil if we want to grow healthy plants"

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) affect with smut or mildew, as of a crop such as corn

(farming is the domain which ... is member of) foster the growth of

Definition 2: agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life - [noun denoting act]

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

  • farming is a strenuous life
  • there's no work on the land any more

Synonyms for farming in the sense of this definition

(farming is a kind of ...) the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

"he's not in my line of business"

Definition 3: relating to farming or agriculture - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an agrarian (or agricultural) society
  • farming communities

Synonyms for farming in the sense of this definition

(farming is similar to ...) living in or characteristic of farming or country life

"rural people" "large rural households" "unpaved rural roads" "an economy that is basically rural"

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