Search Result for "domesticated":
1. converted or adapted to domestic use;
- Example: "domestic animals"
- Example: "domesticated plants like maize"
[syn: domestic, domesticated]
2. accustomed to home life;
- Example: "some men think it unmanly to be domesticated others find gratification in it";
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Domesticate \Do*mes"ti*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Domesticated; p. pr. & vb. n. Domesticating.] [LL. domesticatus, p. p. of domesticare to reside in, to tame. See Domestic, a.] 1. To make domestic; to habituate to home life; as, to domesticate one's self. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to be, as it were, of one's family or country; as, to domesticate a foreign custom or word. [1913 Webster] 3. To tame or reclaim from a wild state; as, to domesticate wild animals; to domesticate a plant. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
domesticated \domesticated\ adj. 1. tame, tamed; -- of animals. Opposite of wild. Syn: domestic. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. accustomed to home life; as, some men think it unmanly to be domesticated; others find gratification in it. [WordNet 1.5] 3. acclimated to a new environment; -- of plants or animals. Syn: naturalized, nonnative. [WordNet 1.5]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "domesticated": broken, brought low, chastened, crushed, domestic, dovelike, gentle, housebroke, housebroken, humble, humbled, humiliated, lamblike, made to grovel, meek, mild, pacific, peaceable, quelled, quiet, reduced, subdued, submissive, tame, tamed