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Farm vs. Plantation

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The main difference between Farm and Plantation is that the Farm is a area of land for farming, or, for aquaculture, lake, river or sea, including various structures and Plantation is a long artificially established forest, farm or estate, where crops are grown for sale.

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  • Farm (noun)

    A place where agricultural and similar activities take place, especially the growing of crops or the raising of livestock.

  • Farm (noun)

    A tract of land held on lease for the purpose of cultivation.

  • Farm (noun)

    A location used for an industrial purpose, having many similar structures

    "fuel farm"

    "wind farm"

    "antenna farm"

  • Farm (noun)

    A group of coordinated servers.

    "a render farm"

    "a server farm"

  • Farm (noun)

    Food; provisions; a meal.

  • Farm (noun)

    A banquet; feast.

  • Farm (noun)

    A fixed yearly amount (food, provisions, money, etc.) payable as rent or tax.

  • Farm (noun)

    A fixed yearly sum accepted from a person as a composition for taxes or other moneys which he is empowered to collect; also, a fixed charge imposed on a town, county, etc., in respect of a tax or taxes to be collected within its limits.

  • Farm (noun)

    The letting-out of public revenue to a ‘farmer’; the privilege of farming a tax or taxes.

  • Farm (noun)

    The body of farmers of public revenues.

  • Farm (noun)

    The condition of being let at a fixed rent; lease; a lease.

  • Farm (verb)

    To work on a farm, especially in the growing and harvesting of crops.

  • Farm (verb)

    To devote (land) to farming.

  • Farm (verb)

    To grow (a particular crop).

  • Farm (verb)

    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; to farm out.

    "to farm the taxes"

  • Farm (verb)

    To lease or let for an equivalent, e.g. land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.

  • Farm (verb)

    To take at a certain rent or rate.

  • Farm (verb)

    To engage in grinding (repetitive activity) in a particular area or against specific enemies for a particular drop or item.

  • Plantation (noun)

    A large farm; estate or area of land designated for agricultural growth. Often includes housing for the owner and workers.

  • Plantation (noun)

    An area where trees are planted for commercial purposes.

  • Plantation (noun)

    The importation of large numbers of workers and soldiers to displace the local population, such as in medieval Ireland and in the Caribbean.

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  • Farm (noun)

    an area of land and its buildings, used for growing crops and rearing animals

    "a farm of 100 acres"

    "farm workers"

  • Farm (noun)

    a farmhouse

    "a half-timbered farm"

  • Farm (noun)

    a place for breeding a particular type of animal or producing a specified crop

    "a fish farm"

  • Farm (noun)

    a place devoted to producing or promoting something

    "an energy farm"

  • Farm (verb)

    make one's living by growing crops or keeping livestock

    "he has farmed organically for years"

  • Farm (verb)

    use (land) for growing crops and rearing animals

    "marshes are being drained in order to farm the land"

  • Farm (verb)

    breed or grow (a type of livestock or crop) commercially

    "ostriches are farmed in South Africa and Australia"

  • Farm (verb)

    send out or subcontract work to others

    "it saves time and money to farm out some writing work to specialized companies"

  • Farm (verb)

    arrange for a child to be looked after by someone, usually for payment

    "the babies are farmed out for five years"

  • Farm (verb)

    send a sports player temporarily to another team in return for a fee

    "he was farmed out in 1938 and '39 and came back for two games in 1940"

  • Farm (verb)

    allow someone to collect and keep the revenues from (a tax) on payment of a fee

    "the customs had been farmed to the collector for a fixed sum"

  • Plantation (noun)

    an estate on which crops such as coffee, sugar, and tobacco are grown.

  • Plantation (noun)

    an area in which trees have been planted, especially for commercial purposes

    "new conifer plantations"

  • Plantation (noun)

    colonization or settlement of emigrants, especially of English and then Scottish families in Ireland in the 16th–17th centuries under government sponsorship

    "the Plantation of Ulster"

  • Plantation (noun)

    a colony.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Farm (noun)

    The rent of land, - originally paid by reservation of part of its products.

  • Farm (noun)

    The term or tenure of a lease of land for cultivation; a leasehold.

  • Farm (noun)

    The land held under lease and by payment of rent for the purpose of cultivation.

  • Farm (noun)

    Any tract of land devoted to agricultural purposes, under the management of a tenant or the owner.

  • Farm (noun)

    A district of country leased (or farmed) out for the collection of the revenues of government.

  • Farm (noun)

    A lease of the imposts on particular goods; as, the sugar farm, the silk farm.

  • Farm

    To lease or let for an equivalent, as land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.

  • Farm

    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.

  • Farm

    To take at a certain rent or rate.

  • Farm

    To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to till, as a farm.

  • Farm (verb)

    To engage in the business of tilling the soil; to labor as a farmer.

  • Plantation (noun)

    The act or practice of planting, or setting in the earth for growth.

  • Plantation (noun)

    The place planted; land brought under cultivation; a piece of ground planted with trees or useful plants; esp., in the United States and West Indies, a large estate appropriated to the production of the more important crops, and cultivated by laborers who live on the estate; as, a cotton plantation; a coffee plantation.

  • Plantation (noun)

    An original settlement in a new country; a colony.

Webster Dictionary
  • Farm (noun)

    workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit;

    "it takes several people to work the farm"

  • Farm (verb)

    be a farmer; work as a farmer;

    "My son is farming in California"

  • Farm (verb)

    collect fees or profits

  • Farm (verb)

    cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;

    "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"

    "They produce good ham in Parma"

    "We grow wheat here"

    "We raise hogs here"

  • Plantation (noun)

    an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)

  • Plantation (noun)

    a newly established colony (especially in the colonization of North America);

    "the practice of sending convicted criminals to serve on the Plantations was common in the 17th century"

  • Plantation (noun)

    garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth

Princeton's WordNet

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