Share this entry


Synonyms of crop in English:


  • 1 some farmers lost their entire crop
    harvest, year's growth, yield, produce, vintage, gathering, reaping, gleaning, garnering;
  • 2 this month has brought a bumper crop of mail
    batch, lot, assortment, selection, collection, supply, intake
  • 3 the fruit got wedged in the bird's crop
    craw, maw, gullet, throat;
    informal, dated the red lane
    archaic throttle, gorge, gula
  • 4 the rider picked up his hat and crop
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 Sharon chose to crop her long brown hair
    pare, prune, fleece, lop, dock, remove, detach;
    cut off, hack off, chop off, take off;
    shorten, make shorter, cut shorter, cut into a bob;
  • 2 a flock of sheep were cropping the turf
    graze on, browse on, feed on, nibble (at), eat;
    pasture, ruminate
  • 3 the hay was cropped several times this summer
    gather, collect, pick, pluck;
    gather in, take in, bring home
    literary glean, garner, cull
  • Phrases

    crop up
    things kept cropping up to delay their work
    informal show up
    literary come to pass, befall
    archaic hap

    Word links

    agronomy science of crop production
    Share this entry

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.