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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

  • Chipotle Cultivate Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to the International Rescue Committee
    The Chipotle Cultivate Foundation has renewed its support for the International Rescue Committee New Roots Program with a two-year, $500,000 grant to help finance expansion of the program’s MicroProducer Academy. Read more on this news related to 'Cultivate'
  • Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look
    Title: Want to Be a Leader? Cultivate a Healthy Look Category: Health News Created: 11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM Read more on this news related to 'Cultivate'
  • Lyft aims to convert regular folks into casual carpoolers with Driver Destination
    Car-hailing apps are on a never-ending quest to recruit more drivers to cultivate a reputation of reliability. Lyft, Uber, and other startups already rely on regular people using their own cars to offer rides, but a new Lyft product called Driver Destination aims to unlock a new kind of driver: one who never would have driven for Lyft before. Read more on this news related to 'Cultivate'

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