Meaning of TAME in English


adj. 1 tamed, docile, disciplined, obedient, domesticated, house-broken, trained, broken He used to keep a tame fox in his back garden 2 mild, gentle, fearless, unafraid It is amazing how tame animals can be when they do not perceive man as a threat 3 tractable, pliant, compliant, meek, submissive, mild, under (someone's) control or thumb, subdued, suppressed; unassertive, feeble, ineffectual, timid, timorous, cowardly, pusillanimous, chicken-hearted, faint-hearted, white-livered, lily-livered, yellow, Colloq wimpish Charles is far too tame to defy Kate 4 boring, tedious, tiresome, dull, insipid, bland, lifeless, flat, vapid, prosaic, humdrum, bland, unexciting, uninspired, uninspiring, run-of-the-mill, ordinary, uninteresting, dead, Colloq wishy-washy As a nightclub, the place is much too tame for my tastes

v. 5 break, domesticate, train, house-train, gentle, master, subdue, subjugate The brown bear is a most difficult animal to tame 6 calm, subdue, control, mollify, pacify, mute, temper, soften, curb, tone down, moderate, mitigate, tranquillize After a week the Lord tamed the violent sea and our tiny craft was allowed to continue

Oxford thesaurus English vocab.      Английский словарь Оксфорд тезаурус.