Explicație tame în Dicționarul Englez Englez

tame

(tām )

verb
correct by punishment or discipline
verb
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"

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

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

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

adjectiv
flat and uninspiring
adjectiv
very docile
"tame obedience"
"meek as a mouse"
- Langston Hughes
adjectiv
brought from wildness into a domesticated state
"tame animals"
"fields of tame blueberries"

adjectiv
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"




Antonime:
(adjectiv) wild



Sinonime:
(adjectiv) meek
(verb) chasten, cultivate, domesticate, moderate, naturalize, reclaim, subdue