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  Words related to domesticate

Related / Similar Words: tame, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons";
  • adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil";

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    Hyponyms: break in, break

     

    Grouped Verbs: domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame

     

    Derivational Morphology: tamer, naturalization, naturalisation

     

     
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