Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or produced in cultivation.
  • adjective Educated; polished; refined.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Produced by or subjected to cultivation; specifically, cultured; refined; educated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective marked by refinement in taste and manners.
  • adjective used for raising crops; -- of land or soil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cultivate.
  • adjective of a person cultured, refined, educated
  • adjective of a plant grown by cultivation (not wild)
  • adjective of land farmed

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use
  • adjective marked by refinement in taste and manners
  • adjective (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing

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Examples

  • _Every farmer should post every foot of his lands, cultivated and not cultivated_.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life Its Extermination and Preservation

  • In the past decade, Bob Somerby has chronicled and analyzed the lovely media narratives that McCain cultivated in '99.

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  • In the past decade, Bob Somerby has chronicled and analyzed the lovely media narratives that McCain cultivated in '99.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • His family considers my fickleness and independence to be a trait cultivated from the divorce and from my mom, as though I am the way I am to spite them.

    We may grow taller, but our roots remain the same. «

  • Lechuga: lettuce (Lactuca sativa) All lettuce varieties have been cultivated from the original wild varieties found in North America, including Mexico, as well as in Northern Europe and North Africa.

    Mexico's Leafy Green

  • Lechuga: lettuce (Lactuca sativa) All lettuce varieties have been cultivated from the original wild varieties found in North America, including Mexico, as well as in Northern Europe and North Africa.

    Mexico's Leafy Green

  • Traveling through this rocky, hardscrabble land, one wonders how the inhabitants have sustained themselves for thousands of years and marvels at the fact that this part of Mexico is the place where corn was first cultivated from a wild grain that grew in the valleys between steep, cactus-strewn mountainsides.

    A yearly culinary ritual: La matanza

  • Traveling through this rocky, hardscrabble land, one wonders how the inhabitants have sustained themselves for thousands of years and marvels at the fact that this part of Mexico is the place where corn was first cultivated from a wild grain that grew in the valleys between steep, cactus-strewn mountainsides.

    A yearly culinary ritual: La matanza

  • Traveling through this rocky, hardscrabble land, one wonders how the inhabitants have sustained themselves for thousands of years and marvels at the fact that this part of Mexico is the place where corn was first cultivated from a wild grain that grew in the valleys between steep, cactus-strewn mountainsides.

    A yearly culinary ritual: La matanza

  • With their miles of piping, tubing, wiring and several hundred electric motors and pressure and temperature switches and control valves, they form a package that for temperament would make Maria Callas look like a study in cultivated calm.

    Why Not Apply Tomorrow's Disciplines Today?

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