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crop

[ krop ]SEE DEFINITION OF crop
  • nounharvest of fruit, vegetable
  • verbcut, trim off

Synonyms for crop

  • output
  • produce
  • product
  • yield
  • byproduct
  • crops
  • fruitage
  • fruits
  • gathering
  • gleaning
  • reaping
  • vintage
  • annual production
  • season's growth
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CROP

Now as for these rotters, I'll plant a crop of fists on their faces.

Now, every man who was a handful or two short of his crop began to look at us doubtfully.

If he'd been beat off, there'd been trouble; the Stewards have got the other race in their crop a bit yet.

The soil is hard, and the crop after the expenditure of much toil is often very scanty.

I sold my crop on this day se'ennight, and sold it very well.

By this means a second crop is made on the same ground, and sometimes a third.

A warm autumn had there brought on a second crop of spring flowers.

The seed of the unknown was sown, and would grow into a crop of fabulous magnitude.

But the potatoes are in, and a crop we shall have, no doubt about it.

Oh, I ain't got no education much; I've got to harvest this crop.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English cropp "bird's craw," also "head or top of a sprout or herb." The common notion is "protuberance." Cognate with Old High German kropf, Old Norse kroppr. Meaning "harvest product" is c.1300, probably through the verbal meaning "cut off the top of a plant" (c.1200).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CROP

clip

verbcut short
  • bob
  • crop
  • curtail
  • cut
  • cut back
  • decrease
  • dock
  • lower
  • mow
  • pare
  • prune
  • reduce
  • shave
  • shear
  • shorten
  • skive
  • slash
  • snip
  • trim
  • truncate

cultivate

verbdevelop land for growing
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