Farm - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fɑːrm|  American pronunciation of the word farm
Brit.  |fɑːm|  British pronunciation of the word farm

noun

- workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit

verb

- be a farmer; work as a farmer
- collect fees or profits
- cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques (syn: grow, produce, raise)

Examples

She grew up on a dairy farm.

Running a farm is hard work.

My uncle has been farming this land for 60 years.

My uncle has been farming on this land for 60 years.

Joe had worked on the farm all his life.

He runs a pig farm in Lincolnshire.

The family has farmed here for generations.

The land has been farmed organically since 1995.

it takes several people to work the farm

My son is farming in California

We use only organic fertilizers on our farm.

He told us a story involving life on a farm.

He took control of the family farm.

He lived simply on the farm.

...my grandmother has spent her whole life on the farm and is used to working hard...

Phrasal verbs

farm out  — arranged for contracted work to be done by others

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: farm
he/she/it: farms
present participle: farming
past tense: farmed
past participle: farmed
noun
singular: farm
plural: farms
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