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Cultivate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
  • prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
  • foster the growth of
  • train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"

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'Cultivate' example sentence in quotations

* Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them. - Benjamin Disraeli

* However mean your life is, meet it and live it do not shun it and call it hard names. Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts. - Henry David Thoreau

* Do continue to believe that with your feeling and your work you are taking part in the greatest the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it. - Rainer Maria Rilke

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Cultivate Sample Sentences in News

  • How Afghanistan Vets Are Trying To Cultivate Peace Through Saffron
    Afghanistan has an ideal climate for growing saffron, the most expensive spice in the world. But little is exported. Rumi Spice is working with small farmers there to build the U.S. market for it. Read more on this news related to 'Cultivate'
  • Crowther man avoids jail time over cannabis crop
    A Crowther man who helped cultivate a $5 million cannabis crop has escaped jail time. Read more on this news related to 'Cultivate'
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