Associations to the word «Cultivate»

Wiktionary

CULTIVATE, verb. To grow plants, notably crops
CULTIVATE, verb. To nurture; to foster; to tend.
CULTIVATE, verb. To turn or stir soil in preparation for planting.

Dictionary definition

CULTIVATE, verb. Foster the growth of.
CULTIVATE, verb. Prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land".
CULTIVATE, verb. Teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry".
CULTIVATE, verb. Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil".

Wise words

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