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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.

Synonyms:

naturalize, civilize, spiritless, contain, wild, manageable, feeble, objurgate, muffle, school, crucify, castigate, mild, meek, trained, conquer, naturalise, tone down, limp, reform, unexciting, bloodless, uninteresting, cultivate, stamp down, domesticise, rectify, tamed, domestic, mortify, weak, broken in, chastise, work, mute, teachable, animated, temper, monotonous, insipid, kindly, check, domesticize, routine, subdued, surmount, civilise, inhibit, domesticated, curb, hold, spirited, crop, damp, hold in, repossess, alive, dampen, suppress, correct, subdue, regenerate, docile, modest, muzzled, repress, subjugate, half-baked, soften, quash, dull, educate, conventional, cultivated, reduce, overcome, obedient, subordinate, halfhearted, gentle, moderate, flat, wild, chair, keep down, lead, master, chasten, domesticate, get over, harmless, recover, undomesticated, civilized, broken, mince, control, reclaim.

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