farm out

farm out
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "farm out":
present tense I/you/we/they farm out he/she/it farms out present participle farming out past tense farmed out past participle farmed out
1) to send part of your work to be done by people outside a company

We could always farm the typing out to freelancers.

2) informal to send someone to be looked after by someone else

She farmed out all the children to a childminder.


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