Definitions for tameteɪm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)changed from the wild or savage state; domesticated.
docile or submissive.
lacking in excitement; dull:
a very tame party.
rendered useful and manageable:
tame natural resources.
cultivated or improved by cultivation, as a plant or its fruit.
(v.t.)to make tame; domesticate.
to deprive of courage, ardor, or zest.
to deprive of interest or excitement; make dull.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to harness or control, as a source of power.
to cultivate, as land or plants.
Category: Agriculture, Botany
(v.i.)to become tame.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of tame:
bef. 900; ME; OE tam, c. OHG zam,akin to L domāre to tame
flat and uninspiring
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"
brought from wildness into a domesticated state
"tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
"tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
tame, chasten, subdue(verb)
correct by punishment or discipline
tone down, moderate, tame(verb)
make less strong or intense; soften
"Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame(verb)
adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
"domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame(verb)
overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
"He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
(of an animal) not wild
a tame squirrel
boring or uninteresting compared to sth else
My hometown seemed pretty tame after visiting Austin.
to train an animal to be able to live with humans
the way they used to tame wild horses
to make something tame
He tamed the wild horse.
to become tame
Not or no longer wild; domesticated
They have a tame wildcat.
Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact
The lion was quite tame.
This party is too tame for me.
Capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.
to broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out
reduced from a state of native wildness and shyness; accustomed to man; domesticated; domestic; as, a tame deer, a tame bird
crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless
deficient in spirit or animation; spiritless; dull; flat; insipid; as, a tame poem; tame scenery
to reduce from a wild to a domestic state; to make gentle and familiar; to reclaim; to domesticate; as, to tame a wild beast
to subdue; to conquer; to repress; as, to tame the pride or passions of youth
TAME, is the flag carrier of Ecuador with its headquarters located in Quito, Pichincha. Its largest hub is Mariscal Sucre International Airport. It is the largest airline in Ecuador. The airline was founded on December 17, 1962 as Transportes Aereos Militares Ecuatorianos TAME. One of its objectives is to offer air transport for people and freight services to various cities in Ecuador as well as in two cities in Colombia, Cali and Bogota and one in Panama, Panama City. Moreover, TAME offers charter flights to: Cartagena, San Andres, Punta Cana, Jamaica, Havana, Varadero and Curaçao. Also, the airline works alongside several tour operators: Decameron, Viamerica, Feritur, PGV and Maxitravel. Tame changed its legal status in 2011: It is now a state owned company, but no longer under the administration of the Air Force. The company has expanded its domestic and international routes and renovated its fleet with new models, such as Airbus A330, Airbus A320 and A319, as well as Embraer 170 and 190, with this new fleet TAME covers various routes in Ecuador and at an international level, the airline offers scheduled flights as well as charter flights.
Translations for tame
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(of animals) used to living with people; not wild or dangerous
He kept a tame bear as a pet.
- domesticadoPortuguese (BR)
- krotký, ochočenýCzech
- ήμερος, εξημερωμένοςGreek
- domesticado; domésticoSpanish
- pitom, pripitomljenCroatian
- domestico, addomesticatoItalian
- pieradināts; piejaucētsLatvian
- krotký, skrotenýSlovak
- เชื่อง (สัตว์)Thai
- 馴服的Chinese (Trad.)
- свійський, ручнийUkrainian
- سدھا ہوا، پالتوUrdu
- được thuần hóaVietnamese
- 驯服的Chinese (Simp.)
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