Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The commercial production of any plant (even horticultural) or animal which has an economic value: as, fruit-farming, perfumery-farming (growing flowers for extraction of perfumery-oils), ostrich-farming (for feathers), cat-farming (for fur), etc.
  • noun The practice of letting or leasing taxes, revenue, etc., for collection.
  • noun The business of collecting taxes. See farm, transitive verb
  • noun The business of cultivating land, or employing it for the purposes of husbandry; agriculture; husbandry.
  • Pertaining to farms or agriculture: as, farming tools.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The business of cultivating land.
  • adjective Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The business of cultivating land, raising stocks etc.
  • adjective Pertaining to the agricultural business.
  • adjective Raising livestock or fish.
  • verb Present participle of farm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
  • adjective relating to rural matters
  • noun agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life

Etymologies

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From farm + -ing

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