F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahrm]
    • /fɑrm/
    • /fɑːm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahrm]
    • /fɑrm/

Definitions of farmed word

  • noun farmed a tract of land, usually with a house, barn, silo, etc., on which crops and often livestock are raised for livelihood. 1
  • noun farmed land or water devoted to the raising of animals, fish, plants, etc.: a pig farm; an oyster farm; a tree farm. 1
  • noun farmed a similar, usually commercial, site where a product is manufactured or cultivated: a cheese farm; a honey farm. 1
  • noun farmed the system, method, or act of collecting revenue by leasing a territory in districts. 1
  • noun farmed a country or district leased for the collection of revenue. 1
  • noun farmed a fixed yearly amount accepted from a person in view of local or district taxes that he or she is authorized to collect. 1

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Origin of farmed

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English ferme “lease, rented land, rent,” from Anglo-French, Old French, from Vulgar Latin ferma (unattested), derivative of fermāre (unattested) for Latin firmāre “to make firm, confirm”; see firm1

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Parts of speech for Farmed


farmed popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for farmed

adjective farmed

  • agricultural — Agricultural means involving or relating to agriculture.

Antonyms for farmed

verb farmed

  • ignored — to refrain from noticing or recognizing: to ignore insulting remarks.
  • neglected — to pay no attention or too little attention to; disregard or slight: The public neglected his genius for many years.

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