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English adjective: farming

1. farming relating to rural matters


SamplesAn agrarian (or agricultural) society.
Farming communities.


Synonymsagrarian, agricultural


Similarrural


Antonymsurban


English noun: farming

1. farming (act) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock


Synonymsagriculture, husbandry


Broader (hypernym)cultivation


Narrower (hyponym)animal husbandry, aquiculture, arboriculture, dairy farming, dairying, gardening, horticulture, hydroponics, mixed farming, planting, ranching, strip cropping, subsistence farming, tank farming, tree farming, truck farming


Part holonymharvest, harvest time, tilling


Domain category membersbroadcast, carry, crop, cultivate, cultivate, cultivation, disk, farm, feed, fertilise, fertilize, grow, harrow, hoe, inseminate, overcrop, overcultivate, plough, plow, produce, raise, reseed, ridge, seed, smut, sow, sow, sow in, thrash, thresh, till, turn, work

2. farming (act) agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life


SamplesFarming is a strenuous life.
There's no work on the land any more.


Synonymsland


Broader (hypernym)business, job, line, line of work, occupation









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