1. [ noun ] (economics,business,agriculture) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Synonyms: husbandry agriculture
Related terms: cultivation gardening hydroponics arboriculture truck_farming animal_husbandry dairying ranching subsistence_farming strip_cropping mixed_farming planting geoponics tilling harvest plow grow sow cultivate cultivate harrow fertilize inseminate thrash broadcast carry reseed smut overcrop hoe ridge till grow
2. [ adjective ] (sociology,agriculture) relating to rural matters
Synonyms: agricultural agrarian

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

Related terms: rural
3. [ noun ] (work,agriculture) working the land as an occupation or way of life
Synonyms: land

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

Related terms: occupation farm
Similar spelling:   farmington