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See definition of tillage on Dictionary.com
  • as inagriculture
  • as incultivation
  • as infarming
  • as infield
  • as ingardening
  • as inhusbandry
  • as inland

synonyms for tillage

  • cultivation
  • culture
  • horticulture
  • husbandry
  • agronomy
  • agronomics
  • farming
  • gardening
  • horticulture
  • planting
  • agrology
  • agronomy
  • working
  • agronomics
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How to use tillage in a sentence

The practice of tillage — churning the ground to destroy weeds and facilitate the planting of next year’s crop — has depleted the very earth from which our food is grown.
A RECIPE FOR FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE AND FEEDING THE WORLDSARAH KAPLANOCTOBER 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It contains directions for draining, clearing, and inclosing a farm, and for enriching the soil and reducing it to tillage.
LANDHOLDING IN ENGLANDJOSEPH FISHER
The acts to prevent the landholder from oppressing the occupier, and those for the encouragement of tillage, failed.
LANDHOLDING IN ENGLANDJOSEPH FISHER
The soil was mainly mountain land and meagrely productive under toilsome and careful tillage.
GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. VOL. 3 OF 8VARIOUS
The ground was so favorable for tillage, that twenty men labored at an acre and a half in one day.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
As a means of breaking up the ground the plough is infinitely superior; for tillage and cultivation the hoe is far more useful.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
Hoe-tillage of the ground is evidently far older than cattle-raising or nomadic life.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
It was probably what we should call pioneer life, where hunting and cattle-raising and a rude tillage combined to furnish support.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
Words for tillage and land cultivation agree in the Western branch, but are far less noticeable in the Aryan languages.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
The richness of the other land produces plants fit for use by men, who are the sole reason for its tillage.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TILLAGE

  • agronomics
  • agronomy
  • cultivation
  • culture
  • horticulture
  • husbandry
  • tillage
  • agrology
  • agronomics
  • agronomy
  • farming
  • gardening
  • horticulture
  • planting
  • tillage
  • working
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.