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1 the quantity of an animal or vegetable product gathered at the end of a season
  • the wheat crop is going to be exceptionally large this year

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2 a usually small number of persons considered as a unit
  • the school's latest crop of graduates is its most academically gifted so far

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Synonyms & Antonyms of crop (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care
  • a family that's been cropping potatoes on that piece of land for generations

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2 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • grass cropped short by repeated grazing
  • cropped the painting to fit the frame

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The first known use of crop was before the 12th century

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“Crop.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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