Acre (noun)

  1. A unit of area in the U.S. Customary System, equal to 43,560 square feet (4,047 square meters).
  2. A piece of land containing this unit of area.


Middle english, from old english æcer, from latin ager field, from agere to drive, do; akin to greek agros field.


  1. The property is five acres.
  2. The farmer cultivates ten acres of corn.
  3. The park is fifty acres in size.
  4. The land is being sold for $10,000 per acre.
  5. They measured the size of the garden in acres.
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