Definition of Farming

1. Noun. The practice of cultivating the land or raising stock.




2. Adjective. Relating to rural matters. "Farming communities"
Exact synonyms: Agrarian, Agricultural
Similar to: Rural

3. Noun. Agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life. "There's no work on the land any more"
Exact synonyms: Land
Generic synonyms: Business, Job, Line, Line Of Work, Occupation
Derivative terms: Farm

Definition of Farming

1. a. Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming; as, farming tools; farming land; a farming community.

2. n. The business of cultivating land.

Definition of Farming

1. Noun. The business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc. ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to the agricultural business. ¹

3. Adjective. Raising livestock or fish. ¹

4. Verb. (present participle of farm) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Farming

1. the business of operating a farm [n -S]

Medical Definition of Farming

1. Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming; as, farming tools; farming land; a farming community. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Farming

farmeries
farmerly
farmers
farmership
farmerships
farmery
farmette
farmettes
farmgate
farmgirl
farmgirls
farmhand
farmhands
farmhouse
farmhouses
farming (current term)
farming(a)
farming area
farmings
farmland
farmlands
farmlike
farmost
farmplace
farms
farmscape
farmscapes
farmstand
farmstands
farmstead

Literary usage of Farming

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Outlook 109: Ap 14 '15 Palestine farming in Palestine. EF Beaumont. 1 1 Sci Am 113:152-3 Ag 21 '15 United States Agricultural education and agricultural ..."

2. The Growth of English Industry and Commerce by William Cunningham (1892)
"And this is not unlikely ; sheep farming enabled the landlord or tenant to dispense with labour and to depopulate his farm ; for dairy farming and poultry ..."

3. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1918)
"OSTRICH farming IN SOUTH AFRICA * . IN times past the two-toed ostrich ranged over all the habitable parts of the continent of Africa, and extended into ..."

4. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1915)
""farming is a business which requires the highest business talent; ... such skill of a technical order to be successful, as the profession of farming. ..."

5. Report (1905)
"Specific Types of farming. Mixed farming. Grass farming. (Inventory, farm balance, probable ... Present status of the farming Industry. The new farming. ..."

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