Definitions of tame:
  • verb:   correct by punishment or discipline
  • verb:   make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
    Example: "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"
  • verb:   make less strong or intense; soften
    Example: "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
  • verb:   overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
    Example: "He tames lions for the circus"
  • verb:   adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
    Example: "Tame the soil"
  • adjective:   brought from wildness into a domesticated state
    Example: "Tame animals"
  • adjective:   very restrained or quiet
    Example: "A tame Christmas party"
  • adjective:   flat and uninspiring
  • adjective:   very docile
    Example: "Tame obedience"

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