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1. tame

adjective. ['ˈteɪm'] flat and uninspiring.

Antonyms

  • disobedient

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Tame

  • proclaim
  • postgame
  • exclaim
  • disclaim
  • reclaim
  • overcame
  • inflame
  • declaim
  • ballgame
  • rename
  • defame
  • became
  • aflame
  • acclaim
  • swaim
  • graeme
  • frame
  • fraim
  • flame
  • flaim
  • claim
  • brame
  • blame
  • ashame
  • shame
  • sejm
  • same
  • rhame
  • name
  • mayme

How do you pronounce tame?

Pronounce tame as teɪm.

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Sentences with tame


1. Adjective
Use hairspray to hold your part or tame fly-aways.

2. Verb, base form
Never fear, there is a way to tame the beast.

3. Noun, singular or mass
And naturally, if you have your very own tame shrew, the name choice should be clear.

Quotes about tame


1. Jace shook his blond head in exasperation. "You had to make a crazy jail friend, didn't you? You couldn't just count ceiling tiles or tame a pet mouse like normal prisoners do?
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

2. Um...is that thing tame?"Frank said.The horse whinnied angrily."I don't think so,"Percy guessed. "He just said, 'I will trample you to death, silly Chinese Canadian baby man'.
- Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune

3. What should I do about the wild and the tame? The wild heart that wants to be free, and the tame heart that wants to come home. I want to be held. I don't want you to come too close. I want you to scoop me up and bring me home at nights. I don't want to tell you where I am. I want to keep a place among the rocks where no one can find me. I want to be with you.
- Jeanette Winterson

2. tame

verb. ['ˈteɪm'] correct by punishment or discipline.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • chasten

Antonyms

  • international
  • agitate
  • demote
  • lowborn

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. tame

adjective. ['ˈteɪm'] very restrained or quiet.

Synonyms

  • quiet

Antonyms

  • unquiet
  • undomestic

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tame

verb. ['ˈteɪm'] adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment.

Synonyms

  • naturalize
  • naturalise
  • cultivate
  • accommodate
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • proud
  • organized
  • preserved
  • smooth

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tame

verb. ['ˈteɪm'] make less strong or intense; soften.

Synonyms

  • tone down
  • modify
  • moderate
  • change

Antonyms

  • concentrated
  • unimpaired
  • unrefined
  • deconcentrate

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tame

verb. ['ˈteɪm'] make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans.

Synonyms

  • domesticize
  • domesticise
  • reclaim
  • accommodate
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • intense
  • steep
  • unkind
  • loud

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tame

adjective. ['ˈteɪm'] very docile.

Synonyms

  • meek

Antonyms

  • intractability
  • defiant

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tame

adjective. ['ˈteɪm'] brought from wildness into a domesticated state.

Synonyms

  • tamed
  • domestic
  • manipulable
  • broken in
  • domestication
  • docile
  • gentle
  • broken
  • tameness
  • cultivated
  • domesticated

Antonyms

  • wild
  • intractable
  • unmanageable
  • unsusceptible

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tame

verb. ['ˈteɪm'] overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable.

Synonyms

  • domesticize
  • alter
  • break in
  • modify
  • change
  • domesticise
  • break
  • reclaim

Antonyms

  • unbroken
  • undamaged
  • sound
  • uninjured

Etymology

  • tam (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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