verb (used with object), do·mes·ti·cat·ed, do·mes·ti·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), do·mes·ti·cat·ed, do·mes·ti·cat·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for domesticate
Humans spent a long time domesticating cattle, and what they were trying to do, in essence, was de-domesticate them.
As Sandra Bullock has found out, any attempt to domesticate them will end in a resounding failure.
By marginalizing certain political tendencies, the European approach makes it harder to domesticate them.
I know a pretty woman from a plain one, I hope, even though I dont personally want to domesticate the recording angel.The Romance of His Life|Mary Cholmondeley
The hunter is thought to have been seized, one fine day, with an impulse to domesticate animals instead of hunting them.Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
His place was well named for he was a great horticulturist, the first to domesticate the Catawba grape.A Portrait of Old George Town|Grace Dunlop Ecker
They have now begun to domesticate certain species of Meliponas, by introducing them into earthen pots or wooden cases.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
They seem somewhat like the buffalo and other wild animals that we have never been able to domesticate.Seventy Years on the Frontier|Alexander Majors