Definition of CULTIVATION


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) socialization through training and education to develop one's mind or manners; "her cultivation was remarkable" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale) ;

  • 3. (

    ) a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art";

  • 4. (

    ) the process of fostering the growth of something; "the cultivation of bees for honey" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the act of raising or growing plants (especially on a large scale) ;

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