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culture

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of culture

  1. 1 a high level of taste and enlightenment as a result of extensive intellectual training and exposure to the arts <because of its wide reputation as a place of culture, Boston became known as “the Athens of America”> Synonyms accomplishment, civilization, couth, cultivation, polish, refinement Related Words education, erudition, intellectualism, intellectuality, knowledge, learning, literacy, scholarship; cosmopolitanism, sophistication, urbanity; breeding, genteelness, gentility, manners; class, elegance, grace, taste; civility, courteousness, courtesy, politeness Near Antonyms ignorance, illiteracy; parochialism, provincialism, rusticity, unsophistication; boorishness, churlishness, clownishness, coarseness, crudeness, vulgarity Antonyms barbarianism, barbarism, philistinism

  2. 2 the way people live at a particular time and place <a study of ancient Anasazi culture as it existed in the canyons of the American Southwest> Synonyms civilization, life, lifestyle, societyRelated Words customs, manners, mores, values; folklore, heritage, legacy, tradition; subculture, subsociety




culture

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of culture

  1. to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care <culture bacteria in laboratory dishes> Synonyms crop, cultivate, grow, dress, promote, raise, rear, tendRelated Words breed, produce, propagate; plant, sow; gather, glean, harvest, reap; germinate, quicken, ripen, root, sproutNear Antonyms kill; dig, extirpate, pick, pluck, pull (up), uproot; cut, hay, mow





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