Meaning of “tame” in the English Dictionary

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uk /teɪm/ us /teɪm/

tameverb [ T ]

uk /teɪm/ us /teɪm/

to make a wild animal tame

to control something dangerous or powerful:

He'll need to tame his temper if he wants to succeed.
adjective uk /ˈteɪ.mə.bəl/ us /ˈteɪ.mə.bəl/
noun [ C ] uk /ˈteɪ.mər/ us /ˈteɪ.mɚ/

someone who tames something that is wild, especially an animal:

a lion-tamer

(Definition of “tame” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /teɪm/

(esp. of animals) not wild or fierce, either naturally or because of training or long involvement with humans:

Their goats seem very tame.

If an entertainment is tame, it is not very exciting.

verb [ T ] us /teɪm/

He tames wild horses.

(Definition of “tame” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)