- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||domesticated, domesticates, domesticating
||to make accustomed to domestic life.
Life in retirement and away from the sea finally domesticated the old sailor.
||to tame (an animal), esp. in order to keep as a pet or to use on a farm or ranch.
Cats were first domesticated thousands of years ago.Many wild horses of the Old West were domesticated to fill the needs of miners and ranchers.
- similar words:
- gentle, tame
||subdue, tame, train
||domesticated (adj.), domestication (n.)