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.
- domestic prelate,
- domestic science,
- domestic system,
- domestic violence,
- domestic-relations court,
Origin of domesticate
Examples from the Web for domesticated
The fact is, those are very tame and domesticated versions of a full-on inquiry into origins.
Cats were domesticated roughly ten thousand years before cat videos.
We sink into the domesticated blandness of our interchangeable, modern-era selves.Duck! Reality TV Returns Us to the Dark Age of Tribal Warfare|James Poulos|December 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They projected sexual charisma, to be sure, but it was a charisma that was tamed and domesticated for their youngest female fans.What Made the Beatles So Big? Diagnosing ‘Beatlemania’|John McMillian|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He compared the sizes of domesticated animals everywhere he went.Orwell’s Lies: His Diaries Reveal Problems with the Truth|Jimmy So|August 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Of course 'primitive' man has no domesticated animals, and does not sacrifice anything to anybody.Social Origins and Primal Law|Andrew Lang
As the engines, with their engineers and firemen, are changed here, many of the employees are domesticated.The History of Peru|Henry S. Beebe
We have also chosen several Norse names for our domesticated animals.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington
The alpaco is a domesticated animal, like the llama, but it is not used for carrying burdens.The Forest Exiles|Mayne Reid
He would not say, "What right have you to interfere with the private affairs of another man's domesticated fauna?"
sometimes US domesticize (dəˈmɛstɪˌsaɪz)
1630s, of animals; 1741, of persons, "to cause to be attached to home and family;" from Medieval Latin domesticatus, past participle of domesticare "to tame," literally "to dwell in a house," from domesticus (see domestic). Related: Domesticated; domesticating.