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Cultivate meaning

cultivate - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; " Cultivate your musical taste"; " Train your tastebuds"; " She is well schooled in poetry"
  2. 2. To bestow attention, care, and labor upon, with a view to valuable returns; to till; to fertilize; as, to cultivate soil.
  3. 3. To direct special attention to; to devote time and thought to; to foster; to cherish.
  4. 4. To seek the society of; to court intimacy with.
  5. 5. To improve by labor, care, or study; to impart culture to; to civilize; to refine.
  6. 6. To raise or produce by tillage; to care for while growing; as, to cultivate corn or grass.
  7. 7. To till; produce by tillage; devote attention to; foster.

cultivate - examples of usage

  1. Up to a quarter of an acre- in some cases half an acre- it answers, because he can cultivate it at odd times, and so receive his weekly wages without interruption. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. It isn't that I am selfish; but a girl come to your time of life- a woman indeed- ought to cultivate the art of amusing people. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  3. So many of her friends seemed to cultivate religion as a higher species of emotion- a sort of luxurious satisfaction that ended with themselves. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
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