Synonyms for crop


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : krop
Phonetic Transcription : krɒp

Top 10 synonyms for crop Other synonyms for the word crop

Définition of crop

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).
  • noun harvest of fruit, vegetable
  • verb cut, trim off
Example sentences :
  • Now as for these rotters, I'll plant a crop of fists on their faces.
  • Extract from : « The Dramatic Values in Plautus » by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • Now, every man who was a handful or two short of his crop began to look at us doubtfully.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • If he'd been beat off, there'd been trouble; the Stewards have got the other race in their crop a bit yet.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • The soil is hard, and the crop after the expenditure of much toil is often very scanty.
  • Extract from : « English Villages » by P. H. Ditchfield
  • I sold my crop on this day se'ennight, and sold it very well.
  • Extract from : « The Letters of Robert Burns » by Robert Burns
  • By this means a second crop is made on the same ground, and sometimes a third.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • A warm autumn had there brought on a second crop of spring flowers.
  • Extract from : « Abbe Mouret's Transgression » by Emile Zola
  • The seed of the unknown was sown, and would grow into a crop of fabulous magnitude.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola
  • But the potatoes are in, and a crop we shall have, no doubt about it.
  • Extract from : « Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2) » by William Delisle Hay
  • Oh, I ain't got no education much; I've got to harvest this crop.
  • Extract from : « Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight » by Mathew Joseph Holt

Antonyms for crop

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