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  • verbdevelop land for growing
  • verbenrich situation; give special attention
  • verbnurture, take care of

synonyms for cultivates

  • breed
  • fertilize
  • harvest
  • manage
  • plant
  • prepare
  • propagate
  • raise
  • tend
  • crop
  • dress
  • farm
  • garden
  • labor
  • mature
  • plow
  • ripen
  • seed
  • till
  • work
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antonyms for cultivates

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  • abandon
  • destroy
  • disorganize
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • idle
  • laze
  • relax
  • neglect
  • stop
  • halt
  • hurt
  • abandon
  • destroy
  • condemn
  • worsen
  • ignore
  • damage
  • decrease
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How to use cultivates in a sentence

His attachment for home, friends, and country is as firm and strong as for the plant he cultivates.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
So extensive is the cultivation of the tobacco plant, that even the Arab cultivates it in the burning desert.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
She brings us infinite delights, but seldom cultivates in us our faculty of laughing.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
Every State is a separate country, and cultivates a separate dialect.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
A picture necessarily cultivates the taste of a family circle; a public edifice educates the minds of millions.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
His stories are all well worth reading, particularly on account of the excellent style he cultivates.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
And the worst result of the system is the intense conceit into which it cultivates a weak mind.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME III (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
He cultivates this place of three hundred and forty-six acres and rents adjoining land, operating altogether eleven hundred acres.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
He has since operated this farm and in connection with his home place he cultivates one hundred and sixty acres of rented land.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
He also cultivates land belonging to his brothers and a sister, thus utilizing in all ten hundred and forty acres.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
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