• word of the day

    tame

    tame - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tame

    Definition
    (verb) correct by punishment or discipline
    Synonyms : chasten , subdue
    Definition
    (verb) make less strong or intense; soften
    Synonyms : moderate , tone down
    Example Sentence
    • Tone down that aggressive letter
    • The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements
    Definition
    (verb) adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
    Example Sentence
    • domesticate oats
    • tame the soil
    Definition
    (verb) overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
    Example Sentence
    • He tames lions for the circus
    • reclaim falcons
    Definition
    (verb) make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
    Synonyms : domesticate
    Example Sentence
    • The horse was domesticated a long time ago
    • The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog
    Definition
    (adj) flat and uninspiring Definition
    (adj) very restrained or quiet
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) brought from wildness into a domesticated state
    Synonyms : tamed
    Example Sentence
    • tame animals
    • fields of tame blueberries
    Definition
    (adj) very docile
    Synonyms : meek
    Example Sentence
    • tame obedience
    • meek as a mouse
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tame

TEAM pracitsed a lot to make themselves perfect and CHASTEN(TAME)

Connect with us on Facebook