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Definition 1: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment - [verb of change]

Samples where cultivate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • domesticate oats
  • tame the soil

Synonyms for cultivate in the sense of this definition

(cultivate is a kind of ...) make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

"Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country"

(cultivate belongs to category ...) (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

Definition 2: foster the growth of - [verb of creation]

(... is a kind of cultivate ) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques

"The Bordeaux region produces great red wines" "They produce good ham in Parma" "We grow wheat here" "We raise hogs here"

(cultivate belongs to category ...) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

Definition 3: prepare for crops - [verb of creation]

Samples where cultivate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Work the soil
  • cultivate the land

Synonyms for cultivate in the sense of this definition

(cultivate is a kind of ...) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

"Get the children ready for school!" "prepare for war" "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"

(... is a kind of cultivate ) to exhaust by excessive cultivation

"the farmers overcropped the land"

(cultivate has a similar meaning as ...) make uniform

"knead dough" "work the clay until it is soft"

(cultivate belongs to category ...) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock

Samples where cultivate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Cultivate your musical taste
  • Train your tastebuds
  • She is well schooled in poetry

Synonyms for cultivate in the sense of this definition

(cultivate is a kind of ...) improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

"refine one's style of writing"

(... is a kind of cultivate ) make less natural or innocent

"Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"

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