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Stable vs. Farm — What's the Difference?

Stable vs. Farm — What's the Difference?

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Stable

A stable is a building in which livestock, especially horses, are kept. It most commonly means a building that is divided into separate stalls for individual animals and livestock.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A farm (also called an agricultural holding) is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops; it is the basic facility in food production. The name is used for specialized units such as arable farms, vegetable farms, fruit farms, dairy, pig and poultry farms, and land used for the production of natural fiber, biofuel and other commodities.
May 22, 2022

Stable

(of an object or structure) not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed
Specially designed dinghies that are very stable
May 22, 2022

Farm

An area of land and its buildings, used for growing crops and rearing animals
A farm of 100 acres
Farm workers
May 22, 2022

Stable

A building set apart and adapted for keeping horses
The horse was led from its stable
May 22, 2022
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Farm

Make one's living by growing crops or keeping livestock
He has farmed organically for years
May 22, 2022

Stable

Put or keep (a horse) in a stable
They must be stabled and fed
May 22, 2022

Farm

Send out or subcontract work to others
It saves time and money to farm out some writing work to specialized companies
May 22, 2022

Stable

Resistant to change of position or condition; not easily moved or disturbed
A house built on stable ground.
A stable platform.
May 22, 2022

Farm

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
May 22, 2022

Stable

Not subject to sudden or extreme change or fluctuation
A stable economy.
A stable currency.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A tract of land cultivated for the purpose of agricultural production.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Maintaining equilibrium; self-restoring
A stable aircraft.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A tract of land devoted to the raising and breeding of domestic animals.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Enduring or permanent
A stable peace.
May 22, 2022

Farm

An area of water devoted to the raising, breeding, or production of a specific aquatic animal
A trout farm.
An oyster farm.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Consistent or dependable
She has been stable in her support for the project.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A facility for the generation of energy by converting it from a particular source, usually by means of multiple electric generators
A wind farm.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior
He remained stable even after he lost his job.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A place where a group of similar devices or storage containers are set up
A tank farm.
A server farm.
May 22, 2022

Stable

(Physics) Having no known mode of decay; indefinitely long-lived. Used of atomic particles.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(Baseball) A minor-league club affiliated with a major-league club for the training of recruits and the maintenance of temporarily unneeded players.
May 22, 2022

Stable

(Chemistry) Not easily decomposed or otherwise modified chemically.
May 22, 2022

Farm

The system of leasing out the rights of collecting and retaining taxes in a certain district.
May 22, 2022

Stable

A building for the shelter and feeding of certain domestic animals, especially horses.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A district so leased.
May 22, 2022

Stable

A group of animals lodged in such a building.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To cultivate or produce a crop on (land).
May 22, 2022

Stable

All the racehorses belonging to a single owner or racing establishment.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To cultivate, breed, or raise (plants or animals).
May 22, 2022

Stable

The personnel employed to keep and train such a group of racehorses.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To pay a fixed sum in order to have the right to collect and retain profits from (a business, for example).
May 22, 2022

Stable

A group, as of athletes or entertainers, under common management
A stable of prizefighters.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To turn over (a business, for example) to another in return for the payment of a fixed sum.
May 22, 2022

Stable

To put or keep in a stable.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To engage in farming.
May 22, 2022

Stable

To live in a stable.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A place where agricultural and similar activities take place, especially the growing of crops or the raising of livestock.
May 22, 2022

Stable

A building, wing or dependency set apart and adapted for lodging and feeding (and training) ungulates, especially horses.
There were stalls for fourteen horses in the squire's stables.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A tract of land held on lease for the purpose of cultivation.
May 22, 2022

Stable

(metonymy) All the racehorses of a particular stable, i.e. belonging to a given owner.
May 22, 2022

Farm

A location used for an industrial purpose, having many similar structures.
Antenna farm; fuel farm; solar farm; wind farm
May 22, 2022

Stable

(Scotland) A set of advocates; a barristers' chambers.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(computing) A group of coordinated servers.
A render farm
A server farm
May 22, 2022

Stable

(sumo) An organization of sumo wrestlers who live and train together.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(obsolete) Food; provisions; a meal.
May 22, 2022

Stable

(professional wrestling) A group of wrestlers who support each other within a wrestling storyline.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(obsolete) A banquet; feast.
May 22, 2022

Stable

A group of prostitutes managed by one pimp.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(obsolete) A fixed yearly amount (food, provisions, money, etc.) payable as rent or tax.
May 22, 2022

Stable

A group of people who are looked after, mentored, or trained in one place or for a particular purpose or profession.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(historical) 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.
May 22, 2022

Stable

(transitive) to put or keep (an animal) in a stable.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(historical) The letting-out of public revenue to a ‘farmer’; the privilege of farming a tax or taxes.
May 22, 2022

Stable

(intransitive) to dwell in a stable.
May 22, 2022

Farm

The body of farmers of public revenues.
May 22, 2022

Stable

To park (a rail vehicle).
May 22, 2022

Farm

The condition of being let at a fixed rent; lease; a lease.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Relatively unchanging, steady, permanent; firmly fixed or established; consistent; not easily moved, altered, or destroyed.
He was in a stable relationship.
A stable government
May 22, 2022

Farm

(historical) A baby farm.
May 22, 2022

Stable

(computing) Of software: established to be relatively free of bugs, as opposed to a beta version.
You should download the 1.9 version of that video editing software: it is the latest stable version. The newer beta version has some bugs.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(intransitive) To work on a farm, especially in the growing and harvesting of crops.
May 22, 2022

Stable

That maintains the relative order of items that compare as equal.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(transitive) To devote (land) to farming.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Firmly established; not easily moved, shaken, or overthrown; fixed; as, a stable government.
In this region of chance, . . . where nothing is stable.
May 22, 2022

Farm

(transitive) To grow (a particular crop).
May 22, 2022

Stable

Steady in purpose; constant; firm in resolution; not easily diverted from a purpose; not fickle or wavering; as, a man of stable character.
And to her husband ever meek and stable.
May 22, 2022

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; to farm out.
To farm the taxes
May 22, 2022

Stable

Durable; not subject to overthrow or change; firm; as, a stable foundation; a stable position.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To lease or let for an equivalent, e.g. land for a rent; to yield the use of to proceeds.
May 22, 2022

Stable

So placed as to resist forces tending to cause motion; of such structure as to resist distortion or molecular or chemical disturbance; - said of any body or substance.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To take at a certain rent or rate.
May 22, 2022

Stable

To fix; to establish.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To engage in grinding (repetitive activity) in a particular area or against specific enemies for a particular drop or item.
May 22, 2022

Stable

To put or keep in a stable.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To cleanse; clean out; put in order; empty; empty out
Farm out the stable and pigsty.
May 22, 2022

Stable

To dwell or lodge in a stable; to dwell in an inclosed place; to kennel.
May 22, 2022

Farm

The rent of land, - originally paid by reservation of part of its products.
May 22, 2022

Stable

A house, shed, or building, for beasts to lodge and feed in; esp., a building or apartment with stalls, for horses; as, a horse stable; a cow stable.
May 22, 2022

Farm

The term or tenure of a lease of land for cultivation; a leasehold.
It is great willfulness in landlords to make any longer farms to their tenants.
May 22, 2022

Stable

A farm building for housing horses or other livestock
May 22, 2022

Farm

The land held under lease and by payment of rent for the purpose of cultivation.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Shelter in a stable;
Stable horses
May 22, 2022

Farm

Any tract of land devoted to agricultural purposes, under the management of a tenant or the owner.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Resistant to change of position or condition;
A stable ladder
A stable peace
A stable relationship
Stable prices
May 22, 2022

Farm

A district of country leased (or farmed) out for the collection of the revenues of government.
The province was devided into twelve farms.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Firm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation;
The economy is stable
May 22, 2022

Farm

A lease of the imposts on particular goods; as, the sugar farm, the silk farm.
Whereas G. H. held the farm of sugars upon a rent of 10,000 marks per annum.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Not taking part readily in chemical change
May 22, 2022

Farm

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.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Maintaining equilibrium
May 22, 2022

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.
To farm their subjects and their duties toward these.
May 22, 2022

Stable

Showing little if any change;
A static population
May 22, 2022

Farm

To take at a certain rent or rate.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To devote (land) to agriculture; to cultivate, as land; to till, as a farm.
May 22, 2022

Farm

To engage in the business of tilling the soil; to labor as a farmer.
May 22, 2022

Farm

Workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit;
It takes several people to work the farm
May 22, 2022

Farm

Be a farmer; work as a farmer;
My son is farming in California
May 22, 2022

Farm

Collect fees or profits
May 22, 2022

Farm

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
May 22, 2022

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