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 Dictionary entry overview: What does acres mean? 

ACRES (noun)
  The noun ACRES has 1 sense:

1. extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use

  Familiarity information: ACRES used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ACRES (noun)

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Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession


acres; demesne; landed estate; estate; land

Context example:

the family owned a large estate on Long Island

Hypernyms ("acres" is a kind of...):

immovable; real estate; real property; realty (property consisting of houses and land)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "acres"):

freehold (an estate held in fee simple or for life)

plantation (an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas))

hacienda (a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries)

seigneury; seigniory; signory (the estate of a seigneur)

manor (the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it))

Crown land (land that belongs to the Crown)

countryseat (an estate in the country)

barony (the estate of a baron)

feoff; fief (a piece of land held under the feudal system)

homestead (land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law)

smallholding (a piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation)

leasehold (land or property held under a lease)

glebe (plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office)

entail (land received by fee tail)

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