Definition of 'cultivate'
- foster the growth of
- prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
Synonyms: crop work
- train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
Synonyms: educate school train civilize civilise
- adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
Synonyms: domesticate naturalize naturalise tame