Definition and Meanings for culture

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Culture is ranked 611 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of culture

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of culture

f. culture, l. cultura, fr. colere to till, cultivate; of uncertain origin. cf. colony

Meaning of culture


as noun

  • the act or practice of cultivating, or of preparing the earth for seed and raising crops by tillage; as, the culture of the soil.
  • the act of, or any labor or means employed for, training, disciplining, or refining the moral and intellectual nature of man; as, the culture of the mind.
  • the state of being cultivated; result of cultivation; physical improvement; enlightenment and discipline acquired by mental and moral training; civilization; refinement in manners and taste.
  • the cultivation of bacteria or other organisms (such as fungi or eukaryotic cells from mulitcellular organisms) in artificial media or under artificial conditions.;the collection of organisms resulting from such a cultivation.
  • those details of a map, collectively, which do not represent natural features of the area delineated, as names and the symbols for towns, roads, houses, bridges, meridians, and parallels.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

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