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Synonyms for (verb) tame

Synonyms: chasten, tame, subdue Definition: correct by punishment or discipline

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: tame, domesticate Definition: make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans Usage: The horse was domesticated a long time ago; The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog

Similar words: accommodate, adapt Definition: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose Usage: Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

Synonyms: domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, tame, reclaim Definition: overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable Usage: He tames lions for the circus; reclaim falcons

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: domesticate, cultivate, tame, naturalise, naturalize Definition: adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment Usage: domesticate oats; tame the soil

Similar words: accommodate, adapt Definition: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose Usage: Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country

Synonyms: tame, tone down, moderate Definition: make less strong or intense; soften Usage: Tone down that aggressive letter; The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms for (adjective) tame

Synonyms: tame Definition: flat and uninspiring

Similar words: unexciting Definition: not exciting Usage: an unexciting novel; lived an unexciting life

Synonyms: tame, meek Definition: very docile Usage: tame obedience; meek as a mouse- Langston Hughes

Similar words: docile Definition: willing to be taught or led or supervised or directed Usage: the docile masses of an enslaved nation

Synonyms: tame, tamed Definition: brought from wildness into a domesticated state Usage: tame animals; fields of tame blueberries

Similar words: broken, broken in Definition: tamed or trained to obey Usage: a horse broken to the saddle; this old nag is well broken in

Similar words: cultivated Definition: no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use Usage: cultivated roses; cultivated blackberries

Similar words: docile, gentle Definition: easily handled or managed Usage: a gentle old horse, docile and obedient

Similar words: domestic, domesticated Definition: converted or adapted to domestic use Usage: domestic animals; domesticated plants like maize

Similar words: tamed Definition: brought from wildness Usage: the once inhospitable landscape is now tamed

Synonyms: tame Definition: very restrained or quiet Usage: 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

Similar words: subdued Definition: quieted and brought under control Usage: children were subdued and silent