the yield from plants in a single growing season
a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
a collection of people or things appearing together
"the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
the output of something in a season
"the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores"
the stock or handle of a whip
a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
"She wanted her hair cropped short"
cultivate, crop, work(verb)
prepare for crops
"Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
knead, turn, operate, sour, act, shape, clip, cultivate, civilise, work out, run, wreak, function, prune, forge, lick, civilize, solve, pasture, trim, browse, figure out, form, naturalise, mould, train, play, naturalize, exploit, go, make, do work, make for, mold, tame, bring, educate, puzzle out, put to work, school, process, work, ferment, domesticate, work on, graze, act upon, cut back, influence, snip, lop, exercise, dress, range
"This land crops well"
crop, graze, pasture(verb)
let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
crop, browse, graze, range, pasture(verb)
feed as in a meadow or pasture
"the herd was grazing"
rove, vagabond, crease, dress, rank, ramble, clip, range, run, surf, stray, rake, browse, place, roll, trim, array, graze, cast, straddle, pasture, prune, wander, shop, grade, lay out, swan, tramp, work, rate, cultivate, drift, cut back, snip, lop, order, roam, set out
snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back(verb)
cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
"dress the plants in the garden"
line up, pare, work, dress out, shave, preen, apparel, range, trim down, primp, prune, garment, snip off, cut, curtail, jog, trim back, trim, browse, garnish, arrange, sever, garb, cut down, raiment, pasture, coiffe, reduce, habilitate, discerp, coiffure, do, flash back, get dressed, rationalize, curb, plume, rationalise, cut short, coif, nip off, curry, restrict, fit out, clip, trot, dress up, decorate, cultivate, bring down, clothe, graze, tog, cut back, enclothe, set, snip, lop, dress, groom
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Harvest, from the Anglo-Saxon, signified originally "autumn," and as that is the usual season of gathering ripened crops in Northern lands, the word came to its present meaning of the season of gathering ripened grain or fruits, whether summer or autumn, and hence a crop gathered or ready for gathering; also, the act or process of gathering a crop or crops. "The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few," Luke x, 2. "Lift up your eyes and look on the fields, for they are white already to harvest," John iv, 35. Harvest is the elegant and literary word; crop is the common and commercial expression; we say a man sells his crop, but we should not speak of his selling his harvest; we speak of an ample or abundant harvest, a good crop. Harvest is applied almost wholly to grain; crop applies to almost anything that is gathered in; we speak of the potato-crop, not the potato-harvest; we may say either the wheat-crop or the wheat-harvest. Produce is a collective word for all that is produced in farming or gardening, and is, in modern usage, almost wholly restricted to this sense; we speak of produce collectively, but of a product or various products; vegetables, fruits, eggs, butter, etc., may be termed farm-produce, or the products of the farm. Product is a word of wider application than produce; we speak of the products of manufacturing, the products of thought, or the product obtained by multiplying one number by another. The word proceeds is chiefly used of the return from an investment: we speak of the produce of a farm, but of the proceeds of the money invested in farming. The yield is what the land gives up to the farmer's demand; we speak of the return from an expenditure of money or labor, but of the yield of corn or oats. Harvest has also a figurative use, such as crop more rarely permits; we term a religious revival a harvest of souls; the result of lax enforcement of law is a harvest of crime. As regards time, harvest, harvest-tide, and harvest-time alike denote the period or season when the crops are or should be gathered (tide being simply the old Saxon word for time). Harvest-home ordinarily denotes the festival of harvest, and when used to denote simply the season always gives a suggestion of festivity and rejoicing, such as harvest and harvest-time by themselves do not express.
fruit, growth, harvest, harvest-feast, harvest-festival, harvest-home, harvest-tide, harvest-time, harvesting, increase, ingathering, proceeds, produce, product, reaping, result, return, yield
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How to use crop in a sentence?
There could be a second corn crop a little better or a little worse, but the prices will fall.
If there's no money to prepare the plantations now, we'll have to worry about disease at the start of the main crop and big losses.
If [the current price] was applied to my crop and it remains in effect through harvest [it] would amount to probably $150,000 for me, i’m approaching retirement age and you take a $150,000 out of a retirement plan that you don’t have available…yeah it is a significant hit.
For the summer maize crop we need the rain immediately as it is now in the pollination stages. April is too late for the summer crops, and for the winter crop, the forecast is not clear.
There is no reason to expect a good harvest of early spring crops - barley and spring wheat. Probably there will be a crop at the level of average annual values, we had one of the most arid Aprils in our history. We expect some weather fronts late this week and next week but they can only mitigate the situation.
Translations for crop
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- гуша, множество, култура, жътва, посев, къса подстрижка, кастря, стрижаBulgarian
- ořez, ořezatCzech
- Gerte, Kehlsack, Kropf, Getreide, ausschneidenGerman
- vipeto, rikoltaĵo, kropoEsperanto
- agosto, cultivo, rapado, buche, fusta, cosecha, rapar, recortarSpanish
- sato, viljelyskasvi, kupu, raippa, siilitukka, piiska, kallio, viljelykasvi, siili, ratsupiiska, ryöppy, satokasvi, typistää, leikata, rajataFinnish
- récolte, jabot, cravache, découperFrench
- buain, sgròbanScottish Gaelic
- massa, raccolto, coltura, rapata, gozzo, frustino, mucchio, messeItalian
- 鞭, 短髪, 作物, 嗉囊, 収穫量, 収穫, 集まりJapanese
- seges, messisLatin
- tenga, nae, tāngaengae, huanga kai, mutumutu, parekuhiMāori
- bros, opbrengst, voedselplant, gewas, keelzak, voedselgewas, krop, rijzweepje, oogst, bijknippen, bijsnijden, brosknippenDutch
- kroNorwegian Nynorsk
- wysyp, plonPolish
- açoite, colheita, papo, chibata, safra, cultura, encurtar, podar, recortarPortuguese
- păr scurt, recoltă, cultură, gușă, cravașă, cultiva, decupa, tăia, tunde, culegeRomanian
- зоб, обнажение, сельскохозяйственная культура, выход на поверхность, урожай, посев, обрезать, срезать, купировать, ([[коротко]]) [[подстригать]], культураRussian
- berba, jahaći bič, usjev, potkratiti, skratitiSerbo-Croatian
- gröda, skörd, beskäraSwedish
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