Textual thesaurus for "tame"

(adj) meek

very docile

tame obedience; meek as a mouse- Langston Hughes

(adj) tamed

brought from wildness into a domesticated state

tame animals; fields of tame blueberries

(verb) chasten, subdue

correct by punishment or discipline

(verb) 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

(verb) domesticate, domesticise, domesticize, reclaim

overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable

He tames lions for the circus; reclaim falcons

(verb) domesticate, cultivate, naturalise, naturalize

adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment

domesticate oats; tame the soil

(verb) tone down, moderate

make less strong or intense; soften

Tone down that aggressive letter; The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive statements