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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Farm v. t. [imp. & p. p. Farmed p. pr. & vb. n. Farming.]
 1. To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.
    We are enforced to farm our royal realm.   --Shak.
 2. To give up to another, as an estate, a business, the revenue, etc., on condition of receiving in return a percentage of what it yields; as, to farm the taxes.
    To farm their subjects and their duties toward these.   --Burke.
 3. To take at a certain rent or rate.
 4. To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to till, as a farm.
 To farm let, To let to farm, to lease on rent.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Farm·ing, a. Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming; as, farming tools; farming land; a farming community.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Farm·ing, n. The business of cultivating land.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : relating to rural matters; "an agrarian (or agricultural)
            society"; "farming communities" [syn: agrarian, agricultural,
      n 1: the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock [syn:
           agriculture, husbandry]
      2: working the land as an occupation or way of life; "farming
         is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any
         more" [syn: land]