Definition of cultivate:
operate, take, grow, browse, teach, forge, forward, go, incubate, direct, act, dress, arable, mold, put to work, sour, act upon, master, keep up, promote, clip, influence, prune, bring, check, bribe, range, tame, foster, nurse, exploit, puzzle out, plow, domesticate, wreak, work on, nourish, absorb, rear, run, aim, cultivated, prepare, ferment, till, nurture, breed, crop circle, chasten, acquaint yourself with something, work, discipline, farm, prepared, groom, cut back, culture, do work, retrain, make for, exercise, play, crop rotation, function, trim, keep in with, train, cash crop, rail, lick, pasture, maneuver, crop, raise, turn, touch, trail, propagate, knead, make up to, refine, reproduction, encourage, civilise, tone down, snip, figure out, work out, learn, mould, reclaim, civilize, buy, plant, tend, acquire, pick up, condition, graze, buy off, advance, school, educate, process, blackmail, shape, improve, corn, domesticise, lop, naturalise, solve, combine, take aim, naturalize, cozy up, further, coach, moderate, domesticize, care for, subdue, flatter.
- "School History of North Carolina", John W. Moore.
Cultivate interests; cultivate friends.- "A Question of Marriage", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.
- "'Lizbeth of the Dale", Marian Keith.