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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

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

Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.
Linda Thompson

All the food we eat - every grain of rice and kernel of corn - has been genetically modified. None of it was here before mankind learned to cultivate crops. The question isn't whether our food has been modified, but how.
Michael Specter

A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies.
Confucius

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
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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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