Synonyms for culture

Synonyms for (noun) culture

Synonyms: culture

Definition: the raising of plants or animals

Usage: the culture of oysters

Similar words: cultivation

Definition: (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)

Synonyms: culture

Definition: (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar)

Usage: the culture of cells in a Petri dish

Similar words: growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development

Definition: (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

Usage: he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children

Synonyms: culture

Definition: the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group

Similar words: taste, perceptiveness, discernment, appreciation

Definition: delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

Usage: arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success; to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

Synonyms: culture, acculturation

Definition: all the knowledge and values shared by a society

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Synonyms: culture

Definition: the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization

Usage: the developing drug culture; the reason that the agency is doomed to inaction has something to do with the FBI culture

Similar words: attitude, mental attitude

Definition: a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

Usage: he had the attitude that work was fun

Synonyms: culture, civilisation, civilization

Definition: a particular society at a particular time and place

Usage: early Mayan civilization

Similar words: society

Definition: an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization

Synonyms: cultivation, culture, finish, refinement, polish

Definition: a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality

Usage: they performed with great polish; I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose; almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art--Joseph Conrad

Similar words: ne plus ultra, perfection, flawlessness

Definition: the state of being without a flaw or defect

Synonyms for (verb) culture

Synonyms: culture

Definition: grow in a special preparation

Usage: the biologist grows microorganisms

Similar words: grow

Definition: cause to grow or develop

Usage: He grows vegetables in his backyard

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