Cultivate - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- prepare for crops (syn: crop, work)
cultivate the land
- adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment (syn: domesticate, naturalise, naturalize, tame)
Prehistoric peoples settled the area and began to cultivate the land.
Some of the fields are cultivated while others lie fallow.
a plant that is cultivated for its fruit
They survived by cultivating vegetables and grain.
He has carefully cultivated his image.
She cultivated a taste for fine wines.
He wants to cultivate his mind - to understand art and literature.
I felt that he was a person I should like to cultivate.
The land was too rocky to cultivate.
We cultivated maize and watermelons.
Try to cultivate a more relaxed and positive approach to life.
The company has been successful in cultivating a very professional image.
Professor Gladwyn would be an acquaintance worth cultivating.
I am aware of a single attempt to cultivate the sponge.
try to cultivate a less brusque manner
present participle: cultivating
past tense: cultivated
past participle: cultivated