Agriculture

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->The economy or management of plants.
<- N
PARAG:Agriculture->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ agriculture
agriculture
cultivation
husbandry
farming
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ georgics
georgics
geoponics
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ tillage
tillage
agronomy
gardening
spade husbandry
vintage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ horticulture
horticulture
arboriculture
floriculture
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ landscape gardening
landscape gardening
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ viticulture
viticulture
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ husbandman
husbandman
horticulturist
gardener
florist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ agricultor
agricultor
agriculturist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ yeoman
yeoman
farmer
cultivator
tiller of the soil
woodcutter
backwoodsman
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ granger
granger
habitat
vigneron
viticulturist
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ Triptolemus
Triptolemus
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ field
field
meadow
garden
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ botanic garden
botanic garden
winter garden
ornamental garden
flower garden
kitchen garden
market garden
hop garden
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ nursery
nursery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ green house
green house
hot house
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ conservatory
conservatory
bed
border
seed plot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ grassplot
grassplot
grassplat
lawn
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ park
park
&c.(pleasure ground) 840
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ parterre
parterre
shrubbery
plantation
avenue
arboretum
pinery
pinetum
orchard
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ vineyard
vineyard
vinery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ orangery
orangery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ farm
farm
&c.(abode) 189
PARAG:Agriculture->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ cultivate
cultivate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ till the soil
till the soil
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ farm
farm
garden
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sow
sow
plant
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ reap
reap
mow
cut
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ manure
manure
dress the ground
dig
delve
dibble
hoe
plough
plow
harrow
rake
weed
lop and top
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ backset
backset
=>(U.S.)
PARAG:Agriculture->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ agricultural
agricultural
agrarian
agrestic
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ arable
arable
predial
rural
rustic
country
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ horticultural
horticultural

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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