farm out


Definition of farm out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to turn over for performance by another usually under contract farm out a job

  3. 2a :  to put (someone, such as a child) into the hands of another for careb :  to send (an athlete, such as a baseball player) to a farm team

  4. 3 :  to exhaust (land) by farming especially by continuously raising one crop

Circa 1600

First Known Use of farm out

circa 1600

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a trip made at another's expense

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