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Overview of verb domesticate

The verb domesticate has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame

(adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil")

2. domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame

(overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons")

3. domesticate, tame

(make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog")

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