Definitions for farmingˈfɑr mɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

farm•ingˈfɑr mɪŋ(n.)

  1. the science or practice of agriculture; the business of operating a farm.

    Category: Agriculture

  2. the practice of letting or leasing taxes, revenue, etc., for collection.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farming, agriculture, husbandry(noun)

    the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

  2. farming, land(adj)

    agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

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

  3. agrarian, agricultural, farming(a)(adj)

    relating to rural matters

    "an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. farming(noun)ˈfɑr mɪŋ

    the business of operating a farm


  1. farming(Noun)

    The business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc.

  2. farming(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the agricultural business.

  3. farming(Adjective)

    Raising livestock or fish.

  4. Origin: From farm + -ing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Farming

    of Farm

  2. Farming(adj)

    pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming; as, farming tools; farming land; a farming community

  3. Farming(noun)

    the business of cultivating land

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'farming' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4194

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'farming' in Nouns Frequency: #1726

Anagrams of farming

  1. framing

Translations for farming

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the business of owning or running a farm

There is a lot of money involved in farming; (also adjective) farming communities.

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