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ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tɪdcul·ti·vat·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cultivatedadjective

    (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing

    "cultivated land"

  2. cultivatedadjective

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

    "cultivated roses"; "cultivated blackberries"

  3. civilized, civilised, cultivated, cultured, genteel, politeadjective

    marked by refinement in taste and manners

    "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"


  1. cultivatedadjective

    cultured, refined, educated

  2. cultivatedadjective

    grown by cultivation (not wild)

  3. cultivatedadjective



  1. cultivated

    Cultivated generally refers to something that is deliberately nurtured, developed or grown over a period of time. This term is often used in the context of farming or agriculture, where it describes the process of preparing and using land for raising crops. It can also be used to describe the process of improving or refining someone's mind, manners or taste through education or training.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cultivated

    of Cultivate

Editors Contribution

  1. cultivatedverb

    Verb form of the word cultivate.

    They cultivated the land for the growth of crops and trees.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 19, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cultivated in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cultivated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cultivated in a Sentence

  1. Napolean Hill:

    Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.

  2. Kathe Kollwitz:

    I do not want to die. . . until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.

  3. David Kaplan:

    I think cultivated meat can shine, because the process is much more controlled than traditional agriculture, david Kaplan have more control of inputs and outputs to the system, meaning less chance for contamination and less chance for variability. ... David Kaplan can sort of make sure only the best parts of meats end up in the meats that David Kaplan make or grow, as opposed to the animal where David Kaplan kind of have what's there.

  4. Northrop Frye:

    Popular art is normally decried as vulgar by the cultivated people of its time; then it loses favor with its original audience as a new generation grows up; then it begins to merge into the softer lighting of quaint, and cultivated people become interested in it, and finally it begins to take on the archaic dignity of the primitive.

  5. Shimon Peres:

    Leading the Jewish people is not easy-we are a divided, obstinate, highly individualistic people who have cultivated faith, sharp-wittedness and polemics to a very high level.

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