cultivate


cultivate (http://definr.com/cultivate)

     v 1: foster the growth of
     2: prepare for crops; "Work the soil"; "cultivate the land"
        [syn: crop, work]
     3: train to be discriminative; as of taste or judgment;
        "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds";
        "She is well schooled in poetry" [syn: educate, school,
         train, civilize, civilise]
     4: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment;
        "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil" [syn: domesticate, naturalize,
         naturalise, tame]