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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Do·mes·ti·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Domesticated; p. pr. & vb. n. Domesticating.]
 1. To make domestic; to habituate to home life; as, to domesticate one's self.
 2. To cause to be, as it were, of one's family or country; as, to domesticate a foreign custom or word.
 3. To tame or reclaim from a wild state; as, to domesticate wild animals; to domesticate a plant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: converted or adapted to domestic use; "domestic animals";
             "domesticated plants like maize" [syn: domestic]
      2: accustomed to home life; "some men think it unmanly to be
         domesticated; others find gratification in it"