Associations to the word «Cultivated»


CULTIVATED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of cultivate
CULTIVATED, adjective. (of a person) cultured, refined, educated
CULTIVATED, adjective. (of a plant) grown by cultivation (not wild)
CULTIVATED, adjective. (of land) farmed

Dictionary definition

CULTIVATED, adjective. (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing; "cultivated land".
CULTIVATED, adjective. No longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use; "cultivated roses"; "cultivated blackberries".
CULTIVATED, adjective. Marked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope