What is cultivate?

  • (verb): Prepare for crops.
    Example: "Cultivate the land"
    Synonyms: crop, work
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cultivate:

Bhūmi (Buddhism) - Ten Bhūmis - The Fifth Bhūmi, Difficult To Cultivate
... The fifth level is called the "Difficult to Cultivate" because it involves practices that are so arduous and require a great deal of effort to perfect ... to Nagarjuna, Bodhisattvas on this level cultivate the perfection of samadhi ...
Xiuzhen Tu - Title
... Xiuzhen tu combines three Chinese words xiu 修 "embellish, decorate repair, overhaul study, cultivate build, construct trim, prune write, compile" zhen 真 "true real genuine" or (Daois ... Wade–Giles hsiu-chen literally "cultivate truth") is an uncommon word associated with Daoism ... (Chinese 修道 pinyin xiūdào Wade–Giles hsiu-tao literally "cultivate the Way") means "practice a religious regimen follow religious rules enter a monastery" ...
Fungis - Ecology - Symbiosis - With Insects
... Several groups of ants cultivate fungi in the order Agaricales as their primary food source, while ambrosia beetles cultivate various species of ... Termites on the African savannah are also known to cultivate fungi, and yeasts of the genera Candida and Lachancea inhabit the gut of a wide range of insects, including neuropterans, beetles, and cockroaches it ...
4th Millennium BCE In North American History
4000 BCE Inhabitants of Mesoamerica cultivate maize (corn) while Peruvian natives cultivate beans and squash ... the sunflower and marsh elder begins in the American South northeastern natives cultivate amaranth and marsh elder ...
Bhūmi (Buddhism) - Ten Bhūmis - The Fourth Bhūmi, The Radiant
... On the fourth level, the "Radiant", bodhisattvas cultivate the perfection of effort and eliminate afflictions ... They destroy deeply rooted afflictions and cultivate the thirty-seven harmonies with awakening ... thirty-seven practices, bodhisattvas develop great skill in meditative absorptions and cultivate wisdom, while weakening the artificial and innate conceptions of true existence ...

More definitions of "cultivate":

  • (verb): Foster the growth of.

Famous quotes containing the word cultivate:

    To cultivate one’s heart, nothing is better than curbing one’s desires.
    —Chinese proverb.


    These beings have no other profession than to cultivate the idea of beauty in their person, to satisfy their passions, to feel and to think.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)

    I read, with a kind of hopeless envy, histories and legends of people of our craft who “do not write for money.” It must be a pleasant experience to be able to cultivate so delicate a class of motives for the privilege of doing one’s best to express one’s thoughts to people who care for them. Personally, I have yet to breathe the ether of such a transcendent sphere. I am proud to say that I have always been a working woman, and always had to be ...
    Elizabeth Stuart Phelps (1844–1911)