Synonyms and Antonyms of husbandry

  1. 1 careful management of material resources in accordance with his practice of good husbandry, he never buys anything on credit Synonyms frugality, economy, parsimony, penny-pinching, providence, scrimping, skimping, thriftRelated Words conservation, saving; miserliness, niggardliness, stinginess; belt-tightening, retrenchment; discretion, forehandedness, prudence; austerity, moderation, restraint, temperanceNear Antonyms extravagance, improvidence, lavishness, prodigality, squanderingAntonyms diseconomy, wastefulness

  2. 2 the science or occupation of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock a family of winemakers whose tradition of vineyard husbandry goes back several generations Synonyms farming, agricultureRelated Words cultivation, culture, farmwork, gardening, horticulture, tillage; agribusiness, agroecology, agronomy; agroforestry, arboriculture, pomology; aquaculture (also aquiculture), hydroponics; animal husbandry, mixed farming, monoculture, pastoralism; sharecropping

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