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Synonyms of domesticate

Verb


1. domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame, adapt, accommodate

usage: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"

2. domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame, change, alter, modify

usage: overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"

3. domesticate, tame, adapt, accommodate

usage: 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"

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