verb (used without object)
Origin of ranch
Related formsranch·less, adjectiveranch·like, adjectiveun·ranched, adjective
Can be confusedranch wrench
Examples from the Web for ranch
My dad had worked for a while as a ranch hand, and his “Open Road” was a remnant of those days.
On November 23, from his ranch in Texas, Johnson spoke on the phone with acting Secretary of State George Ball.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He does not remember exactly when they first moved onto the ranch.
Manson might get out, Spahn suggested, or there might still be people on the ranch who were loyal to him.
The police nonetheless warned the hippies against trespassing, and for a long time it was again very quiet on the ranch at night.
Hooper took his share entirely in cash; your father took his probably part in cash, but certainly all of the ranch and cattle.The Killer|Stewart Edward White
No one within the ranch knew it, but within two hundred yards lay the foe Lar Tantril and his men feared most.The Passing of Ku Sui|Anthony Gilmore
Tied to a bush, by a hackamore, was an iron-gray colt, the fastest on the ranch.Injun and Whitey to the Rescue|William S. Hart
It was to Bryan, Frank had first introduced her, asking that he help to make her less homesick for the ranch and her own people.The Ranch Girls and Their Great Adventure|Margaret Vandercook
Didn't we lose sight of him the very day he turned up yer at this ranch, and got smuggled over into Monterey?Flip: A California Romance|Bret Harte
British Dictionary definitions for ranch
- any large farm for the rearing of a particular kind of livestock or cropa mink ranch
- the buildings, land, etc, connected with it