Associations to the word «Domesticate»

Wiktionary

DOMESTICATE, verb. (transitive) To make domestic.
DOMESTICATE, verb. (transitive) To make fit for domestic life.
DOMESTICATE, verb. (transitive) To adapt to live with humans.
DOMESTICATE, verb. (intransitive) To adapt to live with humans.
DOMESTICATE, verb. (transitive) To make a legal instrument recognized and enforceable in a jurisdiction foreign to the one in which the instrument was originally issued or created.
DOMESTICATE, noun. An animal or plant that has been domesticated.

Dictionary definition

DOMESTICATE, verb. Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil".
DOMESTICATE, verb. Overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons".
DOMESTICATE, verb. Make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog".

Wise words

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Aldous Huxley