tame Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"tame" in British English

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uk   us   /teɪm/

tame adjective (NOT WILD)

(​especially of ​animals) not ​wild or ​dangerous, either ​naturally or because of ​training or ​longinvolvement with ​humans: After a few ​months' ​contact the ​monkeysbecome very tame.

tame adjective (NOT EXCITING)

disapproving not ​interesting or ​exciting: It was a tame ​film in ​comparison to some that she's made.

tameverb [T]

uk   us   /teɪm/
to make a ​wildanimal tame to ​control something ​dangerous or ​powerful: He'll need to tame his ​temper if he ​wants to ​succeed.
adjective uk   us   /ˈteɪ.mə.bl̩/
noun [C] uk   /ˈteɪ.mər/  us   /-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)

"tame" in American English

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 us   /teɪm/
(esp. of ​animals) not ​wild or ​fierce, either ​naturally or because of ​training or ​longinvolvement with humans: Their ​goatsseem very tame. If an ​entertainment is tame, it is not very ​exciting.
verb [T]  us   /teɪm/
He tames ​wildhorses.
(Definition of tame from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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