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Farm appears in the following pangrams (sentences using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Prized waxy jonquils choke big farm vats. (34 letters)
  • Exquisite farm wench gives body jolt to prize stinker. (45 letters)
  • Picking just six quinces, the new farm hand proved strong but lazy. (54 letters)
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Farm appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • Elf farm raffle.
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb farm:


Farm is sometimes a misspelling of farmer, form or frame.

The word farm is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun farm

What does farm mean as a name of something?

Farm is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: farms

  1. workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit

Alternative definition of the noun farm


  1. [obsolete] food; a meal
  2. A place where agricultural and similar activities take place, especially the growing of crops or the raising of livestock
  3. [usually, in combination] A location used for an industrial purpose, having many similar structures
  4. [computing] A group of coordinated servers

Definition of the verb farm

What does farm mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: farmed | farming | farms

  1. be a farmer; work as a farmer
    • example: My son is farming in California
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • more generic terms: do work / work = be employed
    • more specific word: ranch = manage or run a ranch
  2. collect fees or profits
    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • more generic terms: collect / take in = call for and obtain payment of
  3. cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques


  1. Farm a.k.a. The Farm are a British band from Liverpool. Their first album, Spartacus, reached the top position in the UK Albums Chart when it was released in March 1991; it includes two songs which had been top 10 singles the year before. In 2012, they toured with their Spartacus Live shows and formed part of The Justice Tonight Band, supporting The Stone Roses at Heaton Park, Phoenix Park, Lyon and Milan. The Justice Collective had the 2012 Christmas number one with their recording of "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother".
  2. Farm is a musical group.
    • albums: "Farm", "Sat., cloudy, calm, 36°F, 10:44 p.m."
  3. Farm is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like I Farm, Harm Farm, Alien Farm, Chalk Farm, Charm Farm, Farm Fresh, James Farm, Voice Farm, Animal Farm, Cosmic Farm, Eureka Farm, Orange Farm, Antenna farm, Moussas Farm, Farm Accident, Alien Ant Farm, The Groove Farm, The Balloon Farm, Mr. Schmuck's Farm.


  1. "Farm" is the ninth studio album by the American band Dinosaur Jr. It is the band's first release on the record label Jagjaguwar.
  2. "farm" is a musical album of Farm.
    • released on
  3. "Farm" is a musical single of D.A. Wallach.
    • released on
  4. "Farm" is a musical album of The Wayside.
    • released in (16 years ago)
  5. "Farm" is a musical album of Why The Fish.


  1. "Farm" is a book by Richard Rhodes.
    • also known as "Farm: a year in the life of an American farmer"
    • genres: Science, Biography, Mathematics, Sociology, Speculative fiction
    • subjects: Agriculture, Missouri, Current events, Technology, Agricultural economics, Politics
    • copyright: 2006-07-01
  2. "Farm" is a book by Ned Halley.


  1. "Farm" is a painting (oil paint) by James Bishop, begun in (49 years ago).
    • media: oil paint
  2. "Farm" is an artwork by Louisa Matthíasdóttir.
  3. "Farm" is an artwork by Prudence Heward.


  1. Farm: A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes or an area of water that is devoted primarily to aquacultural processes, in order to produce and manage such commodities as fibres, grains, livestock, or fuel. It is the basic production facility in food production. Farms may be owned and operated by a single individual, family, community, corporation or a company. A farm can be a holding of any size from a fraction of a hectare to several thousand hectares.
    • also known as Gazdaság, Φάρμα, Farma, कृषिक्षेत्र, कृषि भूमि, Major, Ferma, ที่เพาะปลูกและเลี้ยงสัตว์, นา, ไร่นา, 农场
  2. Farm: Farming is a technique of financial management, namely the process of commuting, by its assignment by legal contract to a third party, a future uncertain revenue stream into fixed and certain periodic rents, in consideration for which commutation a discount in value received is suffered. It is most commonly used in the field of public finance where the state wishes to gain some certainty about its future taxation revenue for the purposes of medium-term budgetting of expenditure. The tax collection process requires considerable expenditure on administration and the yield is uncertain both as to amount and timing, as taxpayers delay or default on their assessed obligations, often the result of unforeseen external forces such as bad weather affecting harvests. Governments have thus frequently over history resorted to the services of an entrepreneurial financier to whom they lease or assign the right to collect and retain the whole of the tax revenue due to the state in return for his payment into the Treasury of fixed sums in exchange.
    • also known as Tax farming
  3. Farm is a 2013 Telly Award winning ad, created by Time Warner Cable Media for McLaughlin Ford.

Phrases with Farm

Phrases starting with the word Farm:

  1. farm boy
  2. farm out
  3. farm bill
  4. farm club
  5. farm girl
  6. farm team

Phrases ending with the word Farm:

  1. ANT Farm
  2. fat farm
  3. pig farm
  4. pot farm
  5. Baby farm
  6. fish farm
  7. home-farm
  8. Link farm
  9. stud farm
  10. tank farm
  11. tree farm
  12. wind farm
  13. Brain Farm
  14. dairy farm

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Farm

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Google previewNatural Gas Industry (1920)

the Deep Valley Oil & Gas Company's test on the Rosa Barnhart farm is a gasser in the Big Injun sand. Pittsburgh—The Heating Supply Company has moved its oflices to Locock Street, near Sandusky Street.

Google previewUnderstanding Animal Farm (1999)

A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents by John Rodden

Second, Animal Farm is a political treatise that suggests larger lessons about power, tyranny, and revolution in general. On this level, Orwell's book has a much broader historical and political message, one that is not limited to criticism of the ...

Google previewTransactions of the Department of Agriculture of the State of Illinois with Reports from County and District Agricultural Organizations for the Year ... (1899)

by Illinois. Dept. of Agriculture

Every farm is an independent business concern, And every farmer is a real business man, Farmers do not work in gangs of fifties and...

The farm is the place where they have always been raised, and where they will always be raised. There is ...

Google previewExpedition Agroparks (2011)

Research by Design into Sustainable Development and Agriculture in the Network Society by Peter J.A.M. Smeets

Conclusion New Mixed Farm is the most far-advanced agropark in the Netherlands in which intensive livestock farming is involved and in which all other sectors have...

Google previewConceptual Modeling for Advanced Application Domains (2004)

ER 2004 Workshops CoMoGIS, CoMWIM, ECDM, CoMoA, DGOV, and ECOMO, Shanghai, China, November 8-12, 2004. Proceedings by Shan Wang

For example the term farm refers to a bounded piece of land for the land surveyor or the tax man interested in rateable property. On the other hand, to a social scientist, a farm refers to an agricultural administrative unit with internal interactions ...

Google previewPrindles and Prindels of Clinton and Franklin Counties, NY and Their Allied Families (2009)

by Dj Miles

Prindel Creek Farm is the perfect place for a family vacation or reunion, a romantic getaway or the perfect environmental learning experience.

Google previewChristmas at Cold Comfort Farm (2011)

by Stella Gibbons

Cold Comfort Farm is a classic – it satisfies the simple test of being a story that simply had to be told. Harper Lee did the same thing with To Kill a Mockingbird, a great work that burst from an author who then declined to say anything more; ...

Google previewEffectiveness of soil and water conservation practices for pollution control (1979)

by Environmental Research Laboratory (Athens, Ga.), New York State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

The New York example farm is a dairy farm, where the primary source of income is milk sales. The maximum number of cows is 80, with an average replacement rate of 25%. To feed the dairy herd and heifers, three least cost feed rations ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Agricultural Marketing (2005)

by Jagdish Prasad (ed. By)

FARM. PRODUCTS. C.P. Yadav and B.S. Gupta Agriculture today represents a third of India's gross domestic product, the highest proportion in the developed and developing world and will continue to be the backbone of the economy for ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 21: Art and Architecture by Judith H. Bonner, Estill Curtis Pennington

farm buildings with newer ones. In some parts of eastern Virginia, for example, the change from tobacco to corn, peanut, and hog farming resulted in the nearly complete ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Stock Account 70 FARM. Farmer (Hugh), a learned dissenta w, born at. ' The account books of a common farmer,' says Mr. Loudon, ' may be a cash book for all receipts and payments, specifying each ; a ledger for accounts with dealers and ...

Google previewA Visual Dictionary of a Pioneer Community (2007)

by Bobbie Kalman

flr Farm work and tools Running a farm was hard work. The whole family helped. Children had lists of chores, or jobs, that they had to do every day. Chores included feeding animals, milking cows, collecting eggs, cleaning out barns, ...

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Quotes about Farm

This was a dairy cow, and dairy cows have IDs on them. The ID was traced back to the farm in Washington. It's a dairy farm. And that farm now has been quarantined, and the owners have been very cooperative in doing that. (Ann Veneman)
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Scrabble value of F4A1R1M3

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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