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Tame

Tame appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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  • Steer feel a meme: mate me, tame me, male efreets!
  • Em, a Troy rat in a sewer asks: "Are we sanitary or tame?"
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective tame:

meektame
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Tame is sometimes a misspelling of time.

The word tame is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the adjective tame

What does tame mean as an attribute of a noun?

Tame is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: tamer | tamest

  1. flat and uninspiring
  2. very restrained or quiet
  3. brought from wildness into a domesticated state
  4. very docile
    • example: tame obedience
    • synonym of tame: meek
    • similar: docile

Alternative definition of the adjective tame

adjective

  1. Not or no longer wild; domesticated
  2. [chiefly of animals] Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact
  3. Not exciting
  4. [mathematics, of a knot] Capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.

Definition of the verb tame

What does tame mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: tamed | taming | tames

  1. correct by punishment or discipline
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of tame: chasten / subdue
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different
  2. make less strong or intense; soften
    • example: The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements
    • lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
    • synonyms of tame: moderate / tone down
    • more generic words: alter / change / modify = cause to change; make different
  3. adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
  4. overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
  5. make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans

Alternative definition of the verb tame

verb

  1. [transitive] to make something tame
  2. [intransitive] to become tame

Business

TAME, is both the flag carrier and the largest airline of Ecuador, with its headquarters located in Quito, Pichincha. Its largest hub is Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito.

  • also known as Transportes Aéreos Militares Ecuatorianos, TAME航空, 厄瓜多航空
  • official website: www.tame.com.ec

Music

"Tame" is a composition.

Place

Tame is a town and municipality in the Arauca Department, Colombia. The municipality has a total area of 5,300 km².

Miscellanea

  1. Tame is an analytic research tool for Twitter, developed in 2012 by Arno Dirlam, Frederik Fischer and Torsten Müller.
  2. Tame a.k.a. Idi Language: Idi is a Papuan language spoken in Western Province, Papua New Guinea. The so-called Pahoturi dialects form a dialect chain with Idi proper at one end and Agob proper at the other.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tame

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

*TAME. n#.

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition (2002)

by Eric W. Weisstein

Tame Algebra Let A denote an R/-algebra, so that A is a VECTOR SPACE over R and A)A 0 A (x; y) Â x × y; where x × y is VECTOR MULTIPLICATION which ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

tame'], SOC, probably <=AaR1=> resultative or continuative, phonology: reduplication, probable ablaut, syntactic analysis: adjective/adjectival verb, attested by CT (6/8/ 76), Salish ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1996)

Volume 35 - Supplement 20: Acquiring Task-Based Knowledge and Specifications to Seek Time Evaluation by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

TAME aims to assist users in software development through acquiring and generating specifications about the functionality and the behavior of the target system and representation of the domain knowledge as well as domain heuristics ...

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Usage statistics about tame

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective tame:

meektame

Comparison of usage frequency between the adjective tame and its most common antonym:

wildtame

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb tame:

tamemoderatesubduereclaimcultivate

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Quotes about Tame

Why would I Want To Tame You

Why would I want to tame you
Wild things are meant to be free
If I could have things my way
Just you and I would make we

Edwin Tanguma (10/8/2011) (Edwin Tanguma)
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Scrabble value of T1A1M3E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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