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do·mes·ti·cate

 (də-mĕs′tĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. do·mes·ti·cat·ed, do·mes·ti·cat·ing, do·mes·ti·cates
1. To cause to feel comfortable at home; make domestic.
2. To adopt or make fit for domestic use or life.
3.
a. To train or adapt (an animal or plant) to live in a human environment and be of use to humans.
b. To introduce and accustom (an animal or plant) into another region; naturalize.
n. (-kət, -kāt′)
A plant or animal that has been adapted to live in a human environment.

do·mes′ti·ca′tion n.
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domesticated

(dəˈmɛstɪˌkeɪtɪd)
adj
1. (Agriculture) (of animals or plants) brought or kept under control or cultivation
2. accustomed to home life
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.domesticated - converted or adapted to domestic use; "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize"
tamed, tame - brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
2.domesticated - accustomed to home life; "some men think it unmanly to be domesticated; others find gratification in it"
domestic - of or involving the home or family; "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"
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domesticated

adjective
1. tame, broken (in), trained, pet, tamed, house-trained (Brit.), house-broken (U.S.) our domesticated animals and plants
tame wild, savage, ferocious, unbroken, feral, untamed, undomesticated
2. home-loving, homely, domestic, housewifely, house-trained (jocular) I have never been very domesticated.
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Translations
بارِع في الأعْمال البَيتِيَهمُدَجَّن
domáckýzdomácnělý
husligtæmmettam
házias
taminnvanur húsverkum
domáckyzdomácnený
evcilleştirilmişevcimen

domesticated

[dəˈmestɪkeɪtɪd] ADJ [animal] → domesticado; [person] → casero, hogareño
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domesticated

[dəˈmɛstɪkeɪtɪd] adj
[animal] → domestiqué(e)
[person] to be domesticated [man] → être un homme d'intérieur; [woman] → être une femme d'intérieur
He's very domesticated → C'est un véritable homme d'intérieur.
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domesticated

adj animal, speciesdomestiziert; personhäuslich
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domesticated

[dəˈmɛstɪˌkeɪtɪd] adj (animal) → addomesticato/a; (person) → casalingo/a
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domestic

(dəˈmestik) adjective
1. of or in the house or home. a domestic servant; domestic utensils.
2. concerning one's private life or family. domestic problems.
3. (of animals) tame and living with or used by people.
4. not foreign. the Government's domestic policy.
doˈmesticated (-keitid) adjective
1. (of animals) accustomed to living near and being used by people. Cows and sheep have been domesticated for many thousands of years.
2. good at doing jobs associated with running a house. My husband has become very domesticated since I've been ill.
doˌmestiˈcation noun
domesticity (doumeˈstisəti) noun
(fondness for) home life.
domestic help
(a person paid to give) assistance with housework etc.
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References in classic literature ?
Perry argues that wild dogs were first domesticated for hunting purposes; but I do not agree with him.
The elephant, which its owner had reared, not for a beast of burden, but for warlike purposes, was half domesticated. The Indian had begun already, by often irritating him, and feeding him every three months on sugar and butter, to impart to him a ferocity not in his nature, this method being often employed by those who train the Indian elephants for battle.
"And now, my dear companions," said Michel Ardan, "let us make ourselves at home; I am a domesticated man and strong in housekeeping.
At the commencement of my observations it seemed to me probable that a careful study of domesticated animals and of cultivated plants would offer the best chance of making out this obscure problem.
Habitations, fences, domesticated animals, men, women, children, and the soil that bore them--all worn out.
Perhaps you are not so much aware as I am of the mischief that may, of the unpleasantness that must arise from a young man's being received in this manner: domesticated among us; authorised to come at all hours, and placed suddenly on a footing which must do away all restraints.
For that matter I had never seen a domesticated pig.
Curiously eager, velvet-footed and silent as a ghost, sliding and gliding and crouching, the dog that was mere domesticated wolf stalked the enticing bit of young life that Mab had brought so recently into the world.
He was thoroughly domesticated. Neither his spiritual, nor his mental, nor his physical needs were of the kind to take him much abroad.
From the moment that I had come in contact with the red inhabitants of Mars I had noticed that Woola drew a great amount of unwelcome attention to me, since the huge brute belonged to a species which is never domesticated by the red men.
No mammal, except man, has such a quantity of brain matter; they are also capable of receiving a certain amount of education, are easily domesticated, and I think, with other naturalists, that if properly taught they would be of great service as fishing-dogs.
When it reached the house it domesticated itself at once, and became immediately a great favorite with my wife.