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
domesticationplay \-ˌmes-ti-ˈkā-shən\ noun
Examples of domesticate in a sentence
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 for Students
: to bring under the control of and make usable by humans <Humans domesticated dogs thousands of years ago.>
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