|1.||[ noun ] (economics,business,agriculture) the yield from plants in a single growing season|
|Related terms:||output root_crop fruitage catch_crop cash_crop cover_crop reap cultivate|
|2.||[ verb ] as of hair|
"She wanted her hair cropped short"
|3.||[ verb ] cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of "dress the plants in the garden"|
|Synonyms:||clip trim lop dress prune cut_back snip|
|Related terms:||thin_out shear top disbud poll snip trim pruner clipper pruner clip|
|4.||[ noun ] the output of something in a season|
"the latest crop of fashions is about to hit the stores"
|5.||[ noun ] the stock or handle of a whip|
|Related terms:||handle whip|
|6.||[ verb ] (food) let (animals) feed in a field or pasture or meadow|
|Related terms:||feed drift grass animal eatage grazier graze|
|7.||[ verb ] (botany) yield crops, of land|
: "This land crops well"
|8.||[ verb ] (agriculture) prepare for crops|
"Work the soil" "cultivate the land"
|Related terms:||prepare overcrop farming knead cultivator|
|9.||[ verb ] (food) feed as in a meadow or pasture|
|Synonyms:||graze pasture range browse|
"the herd was grazing"
|Related terms:||feed graze range eatage graze browse|
|10.||[ noun ] a collection of people or things appearing together|
"the annual crop of students brings a new crop of ideas"
|11.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food|