domesticate


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

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

References in periodicals archive ?
Several weeks ago, Parvanov wrote on his Facebook page that he is taking care of the 2-year old she-wolf in the State Boyana residence, bragging "no human in history had been able to domesticate a wolf while I am raising one together with a sheepdog of the Bulgarian Karakachan breed.
Early contributors, such as Arndt, perceived relationships as attempts to domesticate the market.
By contrast, his friends in New Guinea were saddled with less-nutritious foods to farm and only goats to domesticate.
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 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.
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.