Simple Definition of domesticate
: to breed or train (an animal) to need and accept the care of human beings : to tame (an animal)
: to grow (a plant) for human use
: to train (someone) to behave in an appropriate way at home (such as by using good manners, being polite, being helpful, etc.)
Full Definition of domesticate
Examples of domesticate
Horses and oxen have been domesticated to work on farms.
She jokes that dogs are easier to domesticate than men.
First Known Use of domesticate
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First Known Use of domesticate
DOMESTICATE Defined for Kids
Definition of domesticate
: to bring under the control of and make usable by humans <Humans domesticated dogs thousands of years ago.>
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