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Synonyms for cultivate
ˈkʌl təˌveɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cultivate(verb)

    foster the growth of

    Synonyms:
    naturalize, tame, school, train, domesticate, civilise, naturalise, work, civilize, educate, crop

  2. cultivate, crop, work(verb)

    prepare for crops

    "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"

    Synonyms:
    knead, turn, operate, sour, act, shape, clip, civilise, work out, run, wreak, function, prune, forge, lick, civilize, solve, pasture, trim, browse, figure out, form, naturalise, mould, train, play, naturalize, exploit, go, make, do work, make for, mold, tame, bring, educate, puzzle out, put to work, school, process, crop, work, ferment, domesticate, work on, graze, act upon, cut back, influence, snip, lop, exercise, dress, range

  3. educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise(verb)

    teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

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

    Synonyms:
    aim, groom, educate, naturalise, civilize, school, develop, discipline, take aim, rail, work, domesticate, check, coach, condition, direct, train, trail, take, naturalize, tame, civilise, crop, prepare

  4. domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame(verb)

    adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

    "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"

    Synonyms:
    reclaim, educate, naturalise, domesticize, civilize, school, moderate, crop, work, naturalize, domesticise, domesticate, tone down, train, tame, civilise, chasten, subdue

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cultivate

    Synonyms:
    promote, foster, study, improve, fertilize, till, advance, refine, improve, civilize, nourish, cherish

    Antonyms:
    neglect, desert, abandon, stifle, prevent, discourage, abolish, blight, blast, paralyze, eradicate, extirpate, uproot

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cultivate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    till, raise crops from

  2. cultivate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    study, investigate, search into

  3. cultivate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    improve, refine, elevate, civilize, meliorate, make better

  4. cultivate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    foster, cherish, promote

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cultivate(v)

    Synonyms:
    till

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cultivar, cultivating, grow, nurture, nurturing, nurtured, cultivation, foster

How to pronounce cultivate?

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How to use cultivate in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Cheng:

    We certainly see an attempt to cultivate a personality cult, and this is only natural because he wants to concentrate power in his hands, to have the momentum and the political force in order to promote his program.

  2. Black Hawk:

    The Great Spirit gave it to his children to live upon and cultivate as far as necessary for their subsistence; and so long as they occupy and cultivate it, they have a right to the soil.”

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly lies to the bone. Beauty dies and fades away, but ugly holds its own! Cultivate Inner Beauty that never fades away but grows and matures with time!

  4. Bill Cosby:

    The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague.

  5. Lawana Blackwell:

    It isn't kind to cultivate a friendship just so one will have an audience.


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