ranch
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ɹæntʃ/
  • (British) IPA: /ɹɑːntʃ/
Noun

ranch (plural ranches)

  1. A large plot of land used for raising cattle, sheep or other livestock.
  2. (Southwestern US) A small farm that cultivates vegetables and/or livestock.
  3. A house or property on a plot of ranch land.
  4. Ranch dressing.
Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: ра́нчо
Verb

ranch (ranches, present participle ranching; past and past participle ranched)

  1. To operate a ranch; engage in ranching.
    Formally the widow still ranches, but in fact she leaves all ranching to the foreman.
  2. To work on a ranch
    Bill had ranched only five years when his dad made him foreman.



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