Definitions for cultivate

Definitions for (verb) cultivate

Main entry: domesticate, cultivate, tame, naturalise, naturalize

Definition: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

Usage: domesticate oats; tame the soil

Main entry: work, cultivate, crop

Definition: prepare for crops

Usage: Work the soil; cultivate the land

Main entry: cultivate

Definition: foster the growth of

Main entry: civilise, civilize, train, school, educate, cultivate

Definition: teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

Usage: Cultivate your musical taste; Train your tastebuds; She is well schooled in poetry

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