Definition of Farm Out in English :

Define Farm Out in English

Farm Out meaning in English

Meaning of Farm Out in English

Pronunciation of Farm Out in English

Farm Out pronunciation in English

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Farm Out

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1. farm out, job, subcontract

arranged for contracted work to be done by others

2. farm out, hire out, rent out

grant the services of or the temporary use of, for a fee

Example Sentences:
'We rent out our apartment to tourists every year'
'He hired himself out as a cook'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Farm Out

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verb (tr, adverb)
to send (work) to be done by another person, firm, etc; subcontract
to put (a child, etc) into the care of a private individual; foster
to lease to another for a rent or fee the right to operate (a business for profit, land, etc) or the right to collect (taxes)

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Farm Out

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to rent (land, a business, etc.) in return for a fixed payment
to send (work) from a shop, office, etc. to workers on the outside
to let out the labor of (a convict, etc.) for a fixed amount
to destroy the fertility of (land), as by failing to rotate crops
5.  US, Baseball
to assign to a farm (sense 5)

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Farm Out

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1. A tract of land cultivated for the purpose of agricultural production.
a. A tract of land devoted to the raising and breeding of domestic animals.
b. An area of water devoted to the raising, breeding, or production of a specific aquatic animal: a trout farm; an oyster farm.
a. A facility for the generation of energy by converting it from a particular source, usually by means of multiple electric generators: a wind farm.
b. A place where a group of similar devices or storage containers are set up: a tank farm; a server farm.
4. Baseball A minor-league club affiliated with a major-league club for the training of recruits and the maintenance of temporarily unneeded players.
5. Obsolete
a. The system of leasing out the rights of collecting and retaining taxes in a certain district.
b. A district so leased.
v. farmed, farm·ing, farms
1. To cultivate or produce a crop on (land).
2. To cultivate, breed, or raise (plants or animals).
3. To pay a fixed sum in order to have the right to collect and retain profits from (a business, for example).
4. To turn over (a business, for example) to another in return for the payment of a fixed sum.
To engage in farming.

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