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cultivated

adjective

1 cultivated

of land or fields Prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing.

Roget 850: in good taste, cute, tasteful, tasty; unaffected, pure, chaste, classical, attic; cultivated, refined; dainty; esthetic, aesthetic, ... show more



2 cultivated

No longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use.

3 cultivated

Marked by refinement in taste and manners:
— Cultivated speech.

synonyms: civilised, civilized, cultured, genteel, polite.

Roget 894: courteous, polite, civil, mannerly, urbane; well-behaved, well-mannered, well-bred, well-brought up; good-mannered, polished, civilized, cultivated; refined ... show more

Polish: grzeczny


Moby thesaurus: abstruse, advanced, ameliorated, aristocratic, beautified, bettered, civilized, converted, cosmopolitan, cultured, dainty, deep, delicate, developed, discriminating, educated, elegant, embellished, encyclopedic, enhanced ... show more.

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cultivate

verb

1 cultivate

Foster the growth of.

Roget 371: cultivate; till the soil; farm, garden; sow, plant; reap, mow, cut; manure, dress the ground, dig, delve, ... show more

Roget 375: be sensible of etc. adj.; feel, perceive.    render sensible etc. adj.; sharpen, cultivate, tutor.    cause sensation, impress; excite an impression, ... show more

Roget 658: improve; be better, become better, get better; mend, amend.    advance etc. (progress) 282; ascend etc. 305; increase ... show more

Roget 707: aid, assist, help, succor, lend one's aid; come to the aid etc. n.. of; contribute, subscribe to; bring aid, give aid, furnish aid, ... show more

Dutch: kweken

2 cultivate

Prepare for crops:
— Cultivate the land.

synonyms: crop, work.

Dutch: ontginnen

3 cultivate

Teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment:
— Cultivate your musical taste.

synonyms: civilise, civilize, educate, school, train.

4 cultivate

Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment.

synonyms: domesticate, naturalise, naturalize, tame.


Moby thesaurus: advance, ameliorate, apprentice, approach, backset, beautify, better, break, break in, break the ice, breed, bring up, brown-nose, butter up, care for, carve, cherish, chisel, coddle, condition ... show more.

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