Adjective "Acres" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Acres


    Definition:

    noun

    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.

    Origin:
    acre