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(of an animal) Tame and kept as a pet or on a farm,
  1. (of an animal) Tame and kept as a pet or on a farm
    • - domesticated dogs
  2. (of a plant) Cultivated for food; naturalized
    • - domesticated crops
  3. (of a man) Fond of home life and housework
    • - he is thoroughly domesticated

  1. domestic: converted or adapted to domestic use; "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize"
  2. accustomed to home life; "some men think it unmanly to be domesticated; others find gratification in it"
  3. (domesticate) adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
  4. (domesticate) overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
  5. (domesticate) 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"
  6. (domestication) adaptation to intimate association with human beings
  7. Domestication (from Latin domesticus) or taming is the process whereby a population of animals or plants, through a process of selection, becomes accustomed to human provision and control. A defining characteristic of domestication is artificial selection by humans. ...
  8. Tame, naturalized
  9. (Domesticate) To adapt a plant or animal for human purposes, such as food
  10. (domesticate) To tame an animal to live with, or close to humans.
  11. (DOMESTICATION (OF TECHNOLOGY)) The processes by which computers and new media devices moved increasingly from work environments (businesses, schools) into the home and other personal spaces, beginning perhaps with the first "personal computers" and proceeding apace, due to both technical ...
  12. (Domestication) Among early transhumant populations, which moved seasonally to find food, herds of hoofed mammals that were the ancestors of our current breeds moved with them. ...
  13. (Domestication) Taking animals from their natural habitat into the human habitat, then changing them in ways that make them more suitable to living with humans.
  14. (Domestication) The act of changing the "home state" of an entity from one jurisdiction to another, preserving the original date of Formation.
  15. (Domestication) The process by which a non-US based company changes its domicile to Delaware so as to be governed under Delaware law. The process is a two step process which first forms a new Delaware Corporation or LLC and second merges the non-US entity into the new Delaware entity.
  16. (Domestication) The process by which wild animals become suited to living with humans.
  17. (Domestication) The process of modification of plants and/or animals to establish human control over them, leading to agriculture and pastoralism.
  18. (Domestication) The process whereby humans changed the genetic makeup of plants and animals by influencing the way they reproduced, thereby making them more appealing in taste, size, and nutrition, as well as easier to grow, process, and cook. ...
  19. (Domestication) a process that tames animals and their offspring, so that they may live in close contact with humans.
  20. (Domestication) process of making something commercialized for larger production.
  21. (domestication) The development of an interdependent relationship between humans and another species.
  22. (domestication) The taming of wild plants and animals by humans. Plants are farmed and become dependent on humans for propagation; animals are herded and often become dependent on their human caretakers for food and protection.
  23. (domestication) The use of family and household labour. This strategy has been forced upon some households (and usually women within them) through the run-down of state provision. See community care.
  24. (domestication) the process by which people try to control the reproductive rates of animals and plants by ordering the environment in such a way as to favor certain species.
  25. (domestication) when humans intervene in the breeding patterns of plants or animals.