Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) tame, chasten, subdue (correct by punishment or discipline)
- S: (v) tone down, moderate, tame (make less strong or intense; soften) "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
- S: (v) domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame (adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment) "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
- S: (v) domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame (overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable) "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
- S: (v) domesticate, tame (make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans) "The horse was domesticated a long time ago"; "The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog"
- S: (adj) tame (flat and uninspiring)
- S: (adj) tame (very restrained or quiet) "a tame Christmas party"; "she was one of the tamest and most abject creatures imaginable with no will or power to act but as directed"
- S: (adj) tame, tamed (brought from wildness into a domesticated state) "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
- S: (adj) meek, tame (very docile) "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes