[ US /ˈteɪm/ ]
[ UK /tˈeɪm/ ]
[ UK /tˈeɪm/ ]
brought from wildness into a domesticated state
fields of tame blueberries
very restrained or quiet
a tame Christmas party
she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed
- flat and uninspiring
meek as a mouse
make less strong or intense; soften
The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements
Tone down that aggressive letter
adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
tame the soil
- correct by punishment or discipline
make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog
The horse was domesticated a long time ago
overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
He tames lions for the circus
How To Use tame In A Sentence
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- Stoke's summer signing from Wolves could only produce a tame shot that went into the ground. The Sun
- For him, cruelty was a legitimate and necessary procedure, almost a profession of faith, and European artists showed him how to excruciate a tame local reality.
- Immediately above the anterior perforated substance, the pear-shaped head of the caudate nucleus is confluent with the putamen of the lentiform nucleus.
- The bird became so tame that it was impossible to release it back into the wild.
- He was one of the first 19th century sailors who tamed the seas through science, inventing systems for transporting cannon over marshy ground, ciphers for code and a system of hydrographical surveys.
- Sumus tamen solito rariores, quod initium est gradatim desinendi. A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, Or The Causes Of Corrupt Eloquence The Works Of Cornelius Tacitus, Volume 8 (of 8); With An Essay On His Life And Genius, Notes, Supplements
- * Quaeritamen potest, si tota natura peccati sordibus infecta est, cur tantum una in parte corporis deformitas appareat. Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1
- Recombinant Oct-11 protein binds specifically to an octamer sequence invitro.
- Sed quamquam permulta sint quae hunc sensum inpugnare ualeant atque perfringere, de argumentorum copia tamen haec interim libasse sufficiat. The Theological Tractates and The Consolation of Philosophy