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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 for "cultivate":

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

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How to use cultivate in a sentence?

  1. Viktor Đerek:

    I also am intrinsically motivated to document my loved ones, especially my close friends and family. I also have tried to cultivate a sense of appreciation for the beauty of the moment, and then I think to myself; “This is a wonderful moment. I might want to reflect on and appreciate this moment in the future”. Then I take a photograph.

  2. Mark Lawrence:

    It's a small gesture, no doubt, but a very characteristic one for a skillful politician like( President Lyndon Johnson) to lose no chance to cultivate loyalty and support.

  3. Romney McDaniel:

    I hate generalizing. But what I've seen, from what I've observed, fundraising's an issue for women candidates, a lot of the major donors, and I don't know if it's on the Democrat side, are men. So we need to cultivate more women givers. Women are very comfortable giving to charities or things they believe in, but not as much political givers.

  4. Lawana Blackwell:

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

  5. RVM:

    Is it possible to choose your reaction to whatever happens? Yes, it is. Reaction is a CHOICE and we must consciously cultivate the habit of reacting Positively.

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