"crops" in the noun sense
1. crop, harvest
the yield from plants in a single growing season
a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
a collection of people or things appearing together
"the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
the output of something in a season
"the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores"
the stock or handle of a whip
6. craw, crop
a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food
"crops" in the verb sense
"She wanted her hair cropped short"
2. cultivate, crop, work
prepare for crops
"Work the soil"
"cultivate the land"
"This land crops well"
4. crop, graze, pasture
let feed in a field or pasture or meadow
5. crop, browse, graze, range, pasture
feed as in a meadow or pasture
"the herd was grazing"
6. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
"dress the plants in the garden"
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