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tame 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/tām/,
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tamer, comparative; tamest, superlative;
  1. (of an animal) Not dangerous or frightened of people; domesticated
    • - the fish are so tame you have to push them away from your face mask
  2. Not exciting, adventurous, or controversial
    • - network TV on Saturday night is a pretty tame affair
  3. (of a person) Willing to cooperate

  4. (of a plant) Produced by cultivation

  5. (of land) Cultivated

Verb
  1. Domesticate (an animal)
    • - wild rabbits can be kept in captivity and eventually tamed
  2. Make less powerful and easier to control
    • - the battle to tame inflation
  3. Cultivate (land or wilderness)


  1. correct by punishment or discipline
  2. flat and uninspiring
  3. tone down: make less strong or intense; soften; "Tone down that aggressive letter"; "The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements"
  4. 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"
  5. brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries"
  6. domesticate: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment; "domesticate oats"; "tame the soil"
  7. domesticate: overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
  8. meek: very docile; "tame obedience"; "meek as a mouse"- Langston Hughes
  9. domesticate: 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"
  10. (tamed) brought from wildness; "the once inhospitable landscape is now tamed"
  11. (tamely) in a tame manner; "the labour movement allowed itself to be run out of power tamely"
  12. (tameness) jejunity: the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated
  13. (tameness) the attribute of having been domesticated
  14. TAME, Línea Aérea del Ecuador, commonly referred to as Tame, is the Ecuadorian airline with its headquarters located in Quito, Ecuador. ...
  15. (Tamed) Domestication (from Latin domesticus) or taming is the process whereby a population of animals or plants, through a process of selection, becomes accustomed to human provision and control. A defining characteristic of domestication is artificial selection by humans. ...
  16. to make something tame; to become tame; Not or no longer wild; domesticated; Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact; Not exciting; Capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain
  17. A tame example of a fallacy is one created by a logician as an example.
  18. Another oxygenate that can be used in reformulated gasoline. It is another based on reactive C5 olefins and methanol.
  19. A hand pattern that is almost balanced; possibilities are 4-4-4-1, 5-4-2-2, 5-4-3-1, 6-3-2-2 or 6-3-3-1
  20. Tertiary-amyl methyl ether, an oxygen containing fuel component used in reformulated gasoline. Commonly made from methanol (methyl alcohol) and isopentene.
  21. "the ability to keep energy in, to absorb into an action limited in space the energy necessary to carry our a much larger action" (an aspect of omission; as in breathing in and exhaling at the same time)
  22. To run tame about a house; to live familiarly in a family with which one is upon a visit. TANDEM. A two-wheeled chaise, buggy, or noddy, drawn by two horses.
  23. Controlling your natural drives or instincts; being docile; feeling sluggish; curbing wild behavior; acting insipidly
  24. to make someone or something easy to control ทำให้อ่อนน้อม, ทำให้เชื่อง
  25. (v) cuwaşdırırģa, ürеtirgе, üyrеtirgе, üyrеtirgе (qolģa)