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1. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] a particular society at a particular time and place.

Synonyms

  • Indus civilization
  • Mycenaean culture
  • Minoan civilisation
  • Helladic culture
  • Aegean civilization
  • civilization
  • civilisation
  • Paleo-American culture
  • Helladic civilization
  • Minoan culture
  • Paleo-Amerind culture
  • Mycenaean civilisation
  • Aegean civilisation
  • Minoan civilization
  • Paleo-Indian culture
  • Mycenaean civilization
  • subculture
  • Helladic civilisation
  • society
  • Western civilization
  • Western culture

Antonyms

  • devolution
  • decline
  • begin
  • defeat

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word culture


1. Noun, singular or mass
African American churches are sites where visitors will learn much about black culture.

Quotes containing the word culture


1. We're so terrified of death in Western culture that we have to make up a myth of an afterlife. I think there's something to be said for living your life very mindful of the fact that you're going to die because I think you carry yourself differently. It doesn't have to be this big, negative bummer.
- Steve Earle

2. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
- John F. Kennedy

3. There was a manifesto in the late '60s/early '70s, and it basically laid out what 'black art' was and that it should embrace black history and black culture. There were all these rules - I was shocked, when I found it in a book, that it even existed, that it would demarcate these artists.
- Kara Walker

2. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] the tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group.

Synonyms

  • appreciation
  • letters
  • discernment
  • taste
  • mass culture
  • perceptiveness

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • dislike
  • insensitivity
  • unperceptiveness

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

3. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] all the knowledge and values shared by a society.

Synonyms

  • acculturation
  • mental object
  • meme
  • cognitive content

Antonyms

  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • nonproliferation

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

4. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] (biology) the growing of microorganisms in a nutrient medium (such as gelatin or agar).

Synonyms

  • starter
  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness
  • incomprehension
  • folly

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

5. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] the attitudes and behavior that are characteristic of a particular social group or organization.

Synonyms

  • Kalashnikov culture
  • cyberculture
  • mosaic culture
  • mental attitude

Antonyms

  • non-proliferation
  • wellness
  • ending
  • fall

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

6. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality.

Synonyms

  • refinement
  • finish
  • perfection
  • polish
  • flawlessness
  • ne plus ultra

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • victory
  • continue
  • start

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

7. culture

verb. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] grow in a special preparation.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)

8. culture

noun. ['ˈkʌltʃɝ'] the raising of plants or animals.

Synonyms

  • cultivation
  • monoculture
  • viticulture
  • tillage
  • viniculture

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • disapproval
  • decrease
  • depreciation

Etymology

  • cultura (Latin)
  • cultus (Latin)
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