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Synonyms for domesticate
dəˈmɛs tɪˌkeɪt; -kɪtdo·mes·ti·cate

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  1. domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tameverb

    adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

    "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"

    Synonyms:
    reclaim, educate, naturalise, cultivate, domesticize, civilize, school, moderate, crop, work, naturalize, domesticise, tone down, train, tame, civilise, chasten, subdue

  2. domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tameverb

    overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable

    "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"

    Synonyms:
    recover, reclaim, chasten, naturalise, cultivate, domesticize, regenerate, naturalize, moderate, rectify, domesticise, tone down, repossess, tame, reform, subdue

  3. domesticate, tameverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    naturalize, tame, chasten, subdue, domesticise, reclaim, moderate, tone down, cultivate, naturalise, domesticize

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. domesticateverb

    Synonyms:
    make domestic, accustom to keep at home

  2. domesticateverb

    Synonyms:
    tame, attach to the house

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#22879tame
#24442cultivate
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#54755subdue
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#179254civilize
#182964domesticate
#246567chasten

How to use domesticate in a sentence?

  1. Gerry Bowler:

    They wanted to domesticate Christmas, bring it indoors, and focus it on children.


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