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Tame

v. t.1.To broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out.
In the time of famine he is the Joseph of the country, and keeps the poor from starving. Then he tameth his stacks of corn, which not his covetousness, but providence, hath reserved for time of need.
- Fuller.
a.1.Reduced from a state of native wildness and shyness; accustomed to man; domesticated; domestic; as, a tame deer, a tame bird.
2.Crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless.
Tame slaves of the laborious plow.
- Roscommon.
3.Deficient in spirit or animation; spiritless; dull; flat; insipid; as, a tame poem; tame scenery.
v. t.1.To reduce from a wild to a domestic state; to make gentle and familiar; to reclaim; to domesticate; as, to tame a wild beast.
[imp. & p. p. Tamed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Taming.]
They had not been tamed into submission, but baited into savegeness and stubbornness.
- Macaulay.
2.To subdue; to conquer; to repress; as, to tame the pride or passions of youth.
Verb1.tame - correct by punishment or discipline
Synonyms: chasten, subdue
2.tame - make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
Synonyms: tone down, moderate
3.tame - adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
4.tame - overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
5.tame - make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans; "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"
Synonyms: domesticate
Adj.1.tame - flat and uninspiring
2.tame - 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"
Antonyms:
wild - marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild ideas"; "wild talk"; "wild originality"; "wild parties"
3.tame - brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
Synonyms: tamed
Antonyms:
untamed, wild - in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; "wild geese"; "edible wild plants"
4.tame - very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
Synonyms: meek
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