Noun Acre Definition and Examples



((n.) Any field of arable or pasture land.|--|(n.) A piece of land, containing 160 square rods, or 4,840 square yards, or 43,560 square feet. This is the English statute acre. That of the United States is the same. The Scotch acre was about 1.26 of the English, and the Irish 1.62 of the English.|--|)


1. a common measure of area: in the U.S. and U.K., 1 acre equals 4,840 square yards (4,047 square meters) or 0.405 hectare; 640 acres equals one square mile.

2. acres. lands; land: wooded acres. Informal. large quantities: acres of Oriental rugs.

3. Archaic. a plowed or sown field.


"There can be acre feet."
"There can be acre plots."
"There can be acre gamings."
"There can be acre states."
"There can be acre blocks."
"There can be acre yields."
"There can be acre gardens."
"There can be acre farms."
"There can be acre whiles."
"There can be acre turnovers."
"There can be acre targets."
"There can be acre rises."
"There can be acre plantingses."
"There can be acre plants."
"There can be acre lands."
"There can be acre grounds."
"There can be acre concessions."
"There can be acre buys."
"There can be acre areas."
"There can be acre apieces."

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