Synonyms of cultivation
1 farmingDictionary • environments where aridity makes cultivation of the land difficult
farming • He comes from a farming background.
husbandry • The current meagre harvest suggests poor husbandry.
2 growingDictionary • groups that want a ban on the cultivation of GM crops
3 developmentDictionary • the cultivation of a positive approach to life and health
4 promotionDictionary • those who devote themselves to the cultivation of the arts
promotion • dedicated to the promotion of new ideas and research
support • They are prepared to resort to violence in support of their views.
encouragement • The encouragement of trade will benefit the process of economic reform in China.
patronage • Japan is moving into international patronage of the arts.
advancement • He cared little for social advancement.
advocacy • I support your advocacy of free trade.
furtherance • The thing that matters is the furtherance of research.
5 refinementDictionary • He was a man of cultivation and scholarship.
refinement • a girl who possessed both dignity and refinement
learning • The library is the focal point of learning on the campus.
culture • He was a well-travelled man of culture and breeding.
taste • She has very good taste in clothes.
breeding • men of low birth and no breeding
polish • She was enormously popular for her charm and polish.
discrimination • He praised our taste and discrimination.
civilization • a race with an advanced state of civilization
enlightenment • He'd set off for the East in search of spiritual enlightenment.
gentility • The old woman had an air of gentility about her.
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advancementAdvancement is progress in your job or in your social position.
• He cared little for social advancement.
advocacySomeone's advocacy of a particular action or plan is their act of recommending it publicly.
• I support your advocacy of free trade.
breedingIf someone says that a person has breeding, they mean that they think the person is from a good social background and has good manners.
• men of low birth and no breeding
Thesaurus for cultivation from the Collins English Thesaurus
the planting, tending, improving, or harvesting of crops or plants