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See definition of tame on Dictionary.com
  • adj.domesticated, compliant
  • adj.dull, uninteresting
  • verbdomesticate, make compliant

synonyms for tame

  • docile
  • gentle
  • harmless
  • manageable
  • mild
  • subdued
  • acclimatized
  • bridled
  • broken
  • busted
  • civilized
  • cultivated
  • disciplined
  • habituated
  • harnessed
  • muzzled
  • overcome
  • trained
  • yoked
  • amenable
  • biddable
  • domestic
  • fearless
  • gentle as a lamb
  • housebroken
  • kindly
  • meek
  • obedient
  • pliable
  • pliant
  • submissive
  • tractable
  • unafraid
  • unresisting
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antonyms for tame

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  • harsh
  • rough
  • violent
  • bright
  • exciting
  • interesting
  • unmanageable
  • untamed
  • wild
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How to use tame in a sentence

Beginning with 130 foxes, he selectively chose and bred those that were the most “tame,” as he described itThese “tame” foxes were allowed to mate.
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In all, the measures looked methodical—tame, even—compared with elsewhere in Europe.
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Out there, the ownership of land seemed like a myth used to tame an unconquerable planet with its imposing mountains, endless forests, and hypnotic deserts.
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To solve it, the city now wants to harness and tame those fees so everybody is paying the same amount based on the type of housing they build.
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Historically, effective governments have always been able to tame them, although sometimes it took many decades to make that possible.
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The hills disappear some miles above this city, and henceforward to the sea all is flat and tame as a marsh.
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You've got a splendid chance can spend what you like and rule in society and he'll subside into a tame spaniel.
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The party was made up of six men on horseback, two tame buffaloes, and a pack of immense dogs used to hunting.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
With one of the tame buffaloes on each side of him, he can now be easily led to the village, where they will kill him.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
You can see that it is five o'clock, because Big God Nqong's pet tame clock says so.
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WORDS RELATED TO TAME

  • banal
  • blah
  • boring
  • dull
  • dull as dishwater
  • flat
  • flavorless
  • ho hum
  • humdrum
  • insipid
  • milk-and-water
  • monotonous
  • nerdy
  • nothing
  • pabulum
  • sapless
  • tame
  • tedious
  • unexciting
  • uninspiring
  • uninteresting
  • unstimulating
  • vanilla
  • vapid
  • waterish
  • watery
  • weak
  • wimpy
  • wishy-washy
  • zero
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