domesticise

domesticise (Brit.) v. domesticate, tame an animal, house-train, accustom to life with mankind, make docile and tractable (also domesticize)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • domesticise — verb overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable He tames lions for the circus reclaim falcons • Syn: ↑domesticate, ↑domesticize, ↑reclaim, ↑tame • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • domesticised — domesticise (Brit.) v. domesticate, tame an animal, house train, accustom to life with mankind, make docile and tractable (also domesticize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • domesticises — domesticise (Brit.) v. domesticate, tame an animal, house train, accustom to life with mankind, make docile and tractable (also domesticize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • domesticising — domesticise (Brit.) v. domesticate, tame an animal, house train, accustom to life with mankind, make docile and tractable (also domesticize) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • domesticize — (Amer.) v. domesticate, tame an animal, house train, accustom to life with mankind, make docile and tractable (also domesticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • domesticized — domesticize (Amer.) v. domesticate, tame an animal, house train, accustom to life with mankind, make docile and tractable (also domesticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • domesticizes — domesticize (Amer.) v. domesticate, tame an animal, house train, accustom to life with mankind, make docile and tractable (also domesticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • domesticizing — domesticize (Amer.) v. domesticate, tame an animal, house train, accustom to life with mankind, make docile and tractable (also domesticise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • animate being — noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement • Syn: ↑animal, ↑beast, ↑brute, ↑creature, ↑fauna • Derivationally related forms: ↑create (for: ↑creature) …   Useful english dictionary

  • break in — verb 1. break into a conversation (Freq. 2) her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation • Syn: ↑chime in, ↑cut in, ↑put in, ↑butt in, ↑chisel in, ↑barge in …   Useful english dictionary

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