domesticate


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Synonyms for domesticate

Synonyms for domesticate

to train to live with and be of use to people

Synonyms for domesticate

adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans

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When the Asians and Europeans began to domesticate and live at close quarters with large mammals, they caught their diseases--smallpox, tuberculosis and measles from cattle, for example.
We know from archaeological remains that the wild ancestors of modern-day cattle, known as aurochs, were common throughout Asia and Europe, so there would have been plenty of opportunities to capture and domesticate them.
Researchers have long suspected that the Botai rode domesticated horses while hunting for wild horses to eat but did not domesticate other animals or cultivate crops.
The Hemudu people may not have been the first to initiate rice cultivation, but they certainly did cultivate rice and eventually domesticate it," said Zheng.
The new genetic data indicate that the know-how to domesticate wild boars spread rapidly across much of the world, an international team concludes in the March 11 Science.
This alternative working hypothesis is based upon multidisciplinary evidence from ISEA, including the generation and spread of associated animal and plant domesticates.
Tuttle's play of frame and wall or wall and floor domesticates even while it estranges.
Animals as domesticates subjects its topic to the Five Ws of journalism: who, what, where, when and why.
Coverage of the more recent domesticates follows, with chapters on each of the classes of vertebrates, from fish to mammals.
Throughout the '80s, Berger combined disparate and seemingly disconnected images, attempting to show how inexorably they become visually composed, "read" through a consensual frame that domesticates and homogenizes them.