cultivated Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb foster the growth of
verb prepare for crops
cultivate; work; crop.
- Work the soil
- cultivate the land
verb teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
educate; civilise; school; train; cultivate; civilize.
- Cultivate your musical taste
- Train your tastebuds
- She is well schooled in poetry
verb adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
naturalize; cultivate; tame; naturalise; domesticate.
- domesticate oats
- tame the soil
adjective (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing
adjective satellite no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use
- cultivated roses
- cultivated blackberries
adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
civilised; polite; cultured; civilized; genteel.
- cultivated speech
- cultured Bostonians
- cultured tastes
- a genteel old lady
- polite society
Sharpen your Skills with the Masters