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Definition of tame:

  1. Crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless.
  2. Deficient in spirit or animation; spiritless; dull; flat; insipid; as, a tame poem; tame scenery.
  3. Reduced from a state of native wildness and shyness; accustomed to man; domesticated; domestic; as, a tame deer, a tame bird.
  4. To broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out.
  5. To reduce from a wild to a domestic state; to make gentle and familiar; to reclaim; to domesticate; as, to tame a wild beast.
  6. To subdue; to conquer; to repress; as, to tame the pride or passions of youth.


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