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Synonyms for farming
ˈfɑr mɪŋfarm·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. farming

    Agriculture is the generic term, including at once the science, the art, and the process of supplying human wants by raising the products of the soil, and by the associated industries; farming is the practise of agriculture as a business; there may be theoretical agriculture, but not theoretical farming; we speak of the science of agriculture, the business of farming; scientific agriculture may be wholly in books; scientific farming is practised upon the land; we say an agricultural college rather than a college of farming. Farming refers to the cultivation of considerable portions of land, and the raising of the coarser crops; gardening is the close cultivation of a small area for small fruits, flowers, vegetables, etc., and while it may be done upon a farm is yet a distinct industry. Gardening in general, kitchen-gardening, the cultivation of vegetables, etc., for the household, market-gardening, the raising of the same for sale, floriculture, the culture of flowers, and horticulture, the culture of fruits, flowers, or vegetables, are all departments of agriculture, but not strictly nor ordinarily of farming; farming is itself one department of agriculture. Husbandry is a general word for any form of practical agriculture, but is now chiefly poetical. Tillage refers directly to the work bestowed upon the land, as plowing, manuring, etc.; cultivation refers especially to the processes that bring forward the crop; we speak of the tillage of the soil, the cultivation of corn; we also speak of land as in a state of cultivation, under cultivation, etc. Culture is now applied to the careful development of any product to a state of perfection, especially by care through successive generations; the choice varieties of the strawberry have been produced by wise and patient culture; a good crop in any year is the result of good cultivation.

    Synonyms:
    agriculture, cultivation, culture, floriculture, gardening, horticulture, husbandry, kitchen-gardening, market-gardening, tillage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. farming, agriculture, husbandrynoun

    the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

    Synonyms:
    agribusiness, husbandry, land, factory farm, agriculture

    Antonyms:
    urban

  2. farming, landadjective

    agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

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

    Synonyms:
    commonwealth, res publica, estate, landed estate, ground, agriculture, nation, soil, kingdom, solid ground, state, dry land, realm, land, husbandry, country, acres, demesne, earth, body politic, terra firma, domain

    Antonyms:
    urban

  3. agrarian, agricultural, farming(a)adjective

    relating to rural matters

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

    Antonyms:
    urban

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. farmingnoun

    Synonyms:
    agriculture, husbandry

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. farmingadjective

    Synonyms:
    agricultural

  2. farmingnoun

    Synonyms:
    agriculture, husbandry

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How to use farming in a sentence?

  1. El Nino:

    Enhanced rainfall will boost farming even though farmers need to be aware of prevalence of diseases due to high moisture levels that may cause post-harvest losses.

  2. National Farmers Union .:

    We have said repeatedly that for farm businesses it is about having the full range of skills needed – from pickers and packers to meat processors and vets – if we are to continue to deliver high quality, affordable food for the public. Failure to provide an entry route for these jobs will severely impact the farming sector.

  3. Leah Bessa:

    We decided to focus on an industry [ food ] that is under a lot of pressure due to animal welfare and environmental concerns, insects aren't sentient beings, and they only grow in the conditions in which they thrive, so the farming conditions cater to their animal welfare needs.

  4. Isar Aerospace:

    Space will become a key technological platform for many industries worldwide — from the automotive to the telecoms sector — bringing advances and new capabilities of [ Internet of Things ], data encryption and storage, as well as smart farming applications and surveillance for tackling climate change.

  5. Esther Usman:

    [ It ] helps me to pay for some things during the dry season when there isn't a lot of money around, i also don't have to struggle for capital during the next farming season.


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