(adjective, verb)


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

- cultivated land

2. no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use

- cultivated roses

- cultivated blackberries

Similar word(s): tame, tamed

3. (of a person) cultured, refined, educated.

- cultivated speech

Similar word(s): refined, civilised, civilized, cultured, genteel, polite


1. simple past tense and past participle of cultivate