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domesticate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals, Pets
domesticatedo‧mes‧ti‧cate /dəˈmestɪkeɪt/ AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 HBADHPto make an animal able to work for people or live with them as a pettamedomestication /dəˌmestɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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domesticateBradley admits it is possible that humans domesticated an animal, and moved with it.Simultaneously, photography was both domesticated and industrialised.Peafowl have been domesticated and valued as a special food dish for the rich since Roman times!Other considerations for siting Neolithic settlements included good water and soil, and convenient pasture land for newly domesticated animals.The challenge of making do without the domesticating power of women was, for many men, a practical matter.The adult females were domesticated, such as it was, and they tried to return to their cages.In a sense, they domesticated us.
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Verb table
domesticate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydomesticate
he, she, itdomesticates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydomesticated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave domesticated
he, she, ithas domesticated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad domesticated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill domesticate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have domesticated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam domesticating
he, she, itis domesticating
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you, we, theyare domesticating
Past
I, he, she, itwas domesticating
you, we, theywere domesticating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been domesticating
he, she, ithas been domesticating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been domesticating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be domesticating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been domesticating
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