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Definition of Cultivate

Cultivate

  1. To bestow attention, care, and labor upon, with a view to valuable returns; to till; to fertilize; as, to cultivate soil.
  2. To direct special attention to; to devote time and thought to; to foster; to cherish.
  3. To seek the society of; to court intimacy with.
  4. To improve by labor, care, or study; to impart culture to; to civilize; to refine.
  5. To raise or produce by tillage; to care for while growing; as, to cultivate corn or grass.

Cultivate Quotations

By cultivating the beautiful we scatter the seeds of heavenly flowers, as by doing good we cultivate those that belong to humanity.
Robert A. Heinlein

Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all. - George Washington
Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
George Washington

We are raising today's children in sterile, risk-averse and highly structured environments. In so doing, we are failing to cultivate artists, pioneers and entrepreneurs, and instead cultivating a generation of children who can follow the rules in organized sports games, sit for hours in front of screens and mark bubbles on standardized tests.
Darell Hammond

Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that.
Jon Kabat-Zinn

If civilization is to survive, we must cultivate the science of human relationships - the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Cultivate Translations

cultivate in Afrikaans is aankweek, kweek
cultivate in Dutch is kweken, bewerken, bebouwen
cultivate in German is anbauen, kultivieren, ausbilden, kultivieren
cultivate in Italian is allevare
cultivate in Latin is colo colui cultum, exerceo
cultivate in Norwegian is kultivere, dyrke
cultivate in Portuguese is cultive
cultivate in Swedish is kultivera, bruka, odla, upparbeta
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