Associations to the word «Cultivation»


CULTIVATION, noun. The art or act of cultivating; improvement of land for or by agriculture
CULTIVATION, noun. The state of being cultivated or used for agriculture
CULTIVATION, noun. Devotion of time or attention to the improvement of (something)
CULTIVATION, noun. Advancement or refinement in physical, intellectual, or moral condition

Dictionary definition

CULTIVATION, noun. Socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; "her cultivation was remarkable".
CULTIVATION, noun. (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale).
CULTIVATION, noun. A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "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.
CULTIVATION, noun. The process of fostering the growth of something; "the cultivation of bees for honey".
CULTIVATION, noun. The act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale).

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