prepare and use (land, soil, etc.) for growing crops
make (the mind, feelings, etc.) more educated and refined
encourage the growth of (friendship with sb)
"Work the soil"
"cultivate the land"
"Cultivate your musical taste"
"Train your tastebuds"
"She is well schooled in poetry"
"tame the soil"
The previous owners had cultivated fruit and vegetables, but everything was now overgrown.
出自： C. Priest
They cultivate their land with tractors.
The land is cultivated with rice, cotton and vegetables.