- (western US) A small farm that cultivates vegetables and/or livestock.
- A large plot of land used for raising cattle, sheep or other livestock.
- Ranch dressing.
- A house or property on a plot of ranch land.
- To work on a ranch
"Bill had ranched only five years when his dad made him foreman"
- To operate a ranch; engage in ranching.
"Formally the widow still ranches, in fact she leaves all ranching to the foreman"