Domesticate vs Civilize - What's the difference?

domesticate | civilize |


As verbs the difference between domesticate and civilize

is that domesticate is to make domestic while civilize is .

As a noun domesticate

is an animal or plant that has been domesticated.

domesticate

English

Verb

(domesticat)
  • To make domestic.
  • To make fit for domestic life.
  • To adapt to live with humans.
  • The Russian claims to have successfully domesticated foxes.
  • To adapt to live with humans.
  • Dogs have clearly domesticated more than cats.
  • To make a legal instrument recognized and enforceable in a jurisdiction foreign to the one in which the instrument was originally issued or created.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An animal or plant that has been domesticated.
  • civilize

    Alternative forms

    * civilise (chiefly British)

    Verb