Synonyms for domesticate

Synonyms for (verb) domesticate

Synonyms: tame, domesticate

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

Usage: The horse was domesticated a long time ago; The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog

Similar words: accommodate, adapt

Definition: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

Usage: Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country


Synonyms: domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, tame, reclaim

Definition: overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable

Usage: He tames lions for the circus; reclaim falcons

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: domesticate, cultivate, tame, naturalise, naturalize

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

Usage: domesticate oats; tame the soil

Similar words: accommodate, adapt

Definition: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose

Usage: Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country