1. That has lost its native wildness and shyness; mild; accustomed to man; domestic; as a tame deer; a tame bird.
2. Crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless.
And you, tame slaves of the laborious plow.
3. Spiritless; unanimated; as a tame poem. [Not elegant nor in use.
TAME, verb transitive [Latin domo; Heb. to be silent, dumb.]
1. To reclaim; to reduce from a wild to a domestic state; to make gentle and familiar; as, to tame a wild beast.
2. To civilize; as, to tame the ferocious inhabitants of the forest.
3. To subdue; to conquer; to depress; as, to tame the pride or passions of youth.
4. To subdue; to repress; as wildness or licentiousness.
The tongue can no man tame James 3:8.