- The definition of a farm is a place where crops are grown or animals are raised, or a piece of land leased by the government to earn tax money.
- An example of a farm is a place where dairy cows are raised.
- An example of a farm is a place where baby fish are raised; a fish farm.
- Farm is defined as to grow crops or raise animals.
An example of farm is to raise, milk and take care of dairy cows.
A farm in the American midwest.
farm definition by Webster's New World
- Obsolete a fixed sum payable at regular intervals, as rent or taxes
- the letting out, for a fixed amount, of the collection of taxes, with the privilege of keeping all that is collected
- the condition of being let out at a fixed rent
- a district of a country leased out by a government for the collection of taxes
- a piece of land (with house, barns, etc.) on which crops or animals are raised: orig., such land let out to tenants
- any place where certain things are raised: a tract of water for raising fish is a fish farm
- Sports a minor-league team, esp. a baseball team, having an agreement with a major-league team to train its young or inexperienced playersin full farm club (or team)
Origin: Middle English ; from Old French ferme ; from Midieval Latin firma, fixed payment, farm ; from firmare, to farm, lease, origin, originally , to make a contract ; from Classical Latin to make firm, secure ; from firmus, firm
- to cultivate (land)
- to cultivate or rear (plants or animals) on a farm
- to collect the taxes and other fees of (a business) on a commission basis or for a fixed amount
- to turn over to another for a fee
farm definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A tract of land cultivated for the purpose of agricultural production.
- a. A tract of land devoted to the raising and breeding of domestic animals.b. An area of water devoted to the raising, breeding, or production of a specific aquatic animal: a trout farm; an oyster farm.
- An area of land devoted to the storage of a commodity or the emplacement of a group of devices: a tank farm; an antenna farm.
- Baseball A minor-league club affiliated with a major-league club for the training of recruits and the maintenance of temporarily unneeded players.
- Obsolete a. The system of leasing out the rights of collecting and retaining taxes in a certain district.b. A district so leased.
- To cultivate or produce a crop on.
- To pay a fixed sum in order to have the right to collect and retain profits from (a business, for example).
- To turn over (a business, for example) to another in return for the payment of a fixed sum.
Origin: Middle English, lease, leased property, from Old French ferme, from Medieval Latin firma, fixed payment, from Latin firmāre, to establish, from firmus, firm; see dher- in Indo-European roots.
farm - Computer Definition
farm - Phrases/Idioms
- to rent (land, a business, etc.) in return for a fixed payment
- to send (work) from a shop, office, etc. to workers on the outside
- to let out the labor of (a convict, etc.) for a fixed amount
- to destroy the fertility of (land), as by failing to rotate crops
- â Baseball to assign to a farm ()