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Overview of verb tame

The verb tame has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) tame, chasten, subdue

(correct by punishment or discipline)

2. tone down, moderate, tame

(make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements")

3. domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame

(adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil")

4. domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame

(overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons")

5. domesticate, 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")

Overview of adj tamed

The adj tamed has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tame, tamed

(brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries")

2. tamed

(brought from wildness; "the once inhospitable landscape is now tamed") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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