Definition of Cultivated

1. Adjective. (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing. "Cultivated land"

Antonyms: Uncultivated



2. Adjective. No longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use. "Cultivated blackberries"
Similar to: Tame, Tamed

3. Adjective. Marked by refinement in taste and manners. "Polite society"
Exact synonyms: Civilised, Civilized, Cultured, Genteel, Polite
Similar to: Refined
Derivative terms: Genteelness

Definition of Cultivated

1. Verb. (past of cultivate) ¹

2. Adjective. (of a person) cultured, refined, educated ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a plant) grown by cultivation (not wild) ¹

4. Adjective. (context: of land) farmed ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cultivated

1. cultivate [v] - See also: cultivate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cultivated

cultish
cultishly
cultishness
cultishnesses
cultism
cultisms
cultist
cultists
cultivabilities
cultivability
cultivable
cultivar
cultivars
cultivatable
cultivate
cultivated (current term)
cultivated cabbage
cultivated carrot
cultivated celery
cultivated crab apple
cultivated land
cultivated parsnip
cultivated plant
cultivated rice
cultivated strawberry
cultivated yeast
cultivates
cultivating
cultivation
cultivations

Literary usage of Cultivated

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"Cotton was at one time extensively cultivated, and the aboriginal forests were ... Now cotton is hardly cultivated, the chief exports from the island being ..."

2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"328 WHENCE CAME THE cultivated STRAWBERRY ? BY LH BAILEY.1 The strawberry has been extensively cultivated only during the last century, and the earliest ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"S. few years past, as the country has been settled and become highly cultivated, all the land nearly being so used by its owners or by their tenants, ..."

4. The Rural Economy of Yorkshire: Comprizing the Management of Landed Estates by Marshall (William), Marshall (1788)
"Hay- * RED CLOVER; a cultivated variety of the MEADOW TREFOIL. See NAT. GRASSES. f WHITE CLOVER ; a cultivated variety of tfic ..."

5. Bulletin by Philippines. Bureau of forestry (1906)
"cultivated LANDS. Scattered in small areas along roads and trails in almost all parts of the tract are small cultivated ..."

6. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"They celebrate the increasing splendour of the cities, the beautiful face of the country, cultivated and adorned like an immense garden ; and the long ..."

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