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OVERCULTIVATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does overcultivate mean? 

OVERCULTIVATE (verb)
  The verb OVERCULTIVATE has 1 sense:

1. to exhaust by excessive cultivation

  Familiarity information: OVERCULTIVATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OVERCULTIVATE (verb)


Sense 1overcultivate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To exhaust by excessive cultivation

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

overcrop; overcultivate

Context example:

the farmers overcropped the land

Hypernyms (to "overcultivate" is one way to...):

crop; cultivate; work (prepare for crops)

Domain category:

agriculture; farming; husbandry (the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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