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English noun: crop

1. crop (plant) the yield from plants in a single growing season


Broader (hypernym)output, yield

Narrower (hyponym)fruitage

2. crop (plant) a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale

Broader (hypernym)flora, plant, plant life

Narrower (hyponym)cash crop, catch crop, cover crop, field crop, root crop

3. crop (group) a collection of people or things appearing together

SamplesThe annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas.

Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

4. crop (artifact) the output of something in a season

SamplesThe latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores.

Broader (hypernym)end product, output

5. crop (artifact) the stock or handle of a whip

Broader (hypernym)grip, handgrip, handle, hold

Part meronymwhip

6. crop (animal) a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food


Broader (hypernym)breadbasket, stomach, tum, tummy

English verb: crop

1. crop (contact) cut short

SamplesShe wanted her hair cropped short.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cut

2. crop (creation) prepare for crops

SamplesWork the soil.
Cultivate the land.

Synonymscultivate, work

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fix, gear up, prepare, ready, set, set up

Narrower (hyponym)overcrop, overcultivate

Verb groupknead, work

Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

3. crop (creation) yield crops

SamplesThis land crops well.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)bear, turn out

4. crop (contact) let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

ExamplesThey crop the animals

Synonymsgraze, pasture

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)feed, give

Narrower (hyponym)drift, grass

Verb groupbrowse, crop, graze, pasture, range

Domain categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

5. crop (contact) feed as in a meadow or pasture

SamplesThe herd was grazing.

ExamplesThe animals crop

Synonymsbrowse, graze, pasture, range

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)eat, feed

Verb groupcrop, graze, pasture, range

6. crop (contact) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

SamplesDress the plants in the garden.

ExamplesThey crop the trees

Synonymsclip, cut back, dress, lop, prune, snip, trim

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)thin out

Narrower (hyponym)disbud, pinch, poll, pollard, shear, top

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