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domesticate   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 dәˋmєstәˏket 〕

Pronunciation

〔 dәˊmestikeit 〕


Overview of verb domesticate

The verb domesticate has 3 senses


  • domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame -- (adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil")

  • domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame -- (overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons")

  • domesticate, tame -- (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")