tame synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term tame:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. tame(adj)

    flat and uninspiring

    Synonyms:
    tamed, meek

    Antonyms:
    delirious, undomesticated, unregenerate, chaotic, mad, frenzied, ferine, obstinate, untamed, wild, semi-wild, disorderly, excited, savage, unrestrained, feral, frantic, unbroken, manic, unsubdued, stubborn, exciting

  2. tame(adj)

    very restrained or quiet

    Synonyms:
    tamed, meek

    Antonyms:
    unsubdued, savage, disorderly, mad, semi-wild, feral, chaotic, frenzied, unbroken, wild, undomesticated, ferine, unregenerate, frantic, manic, stubborn, delirious, unrestrained, excited, obstinate, exciting, untamed

  3. tame, tamed(adj)

    brought from wildness into a domesticated state

    Synonyms:
    tame, tamed, meek

    Antonyms:
    stubborn, unrestrained, wild, delirious, untamed, exciting, unbroken, feral, ferine, frantic, frenzied, savage, undomesticated, unregenerate, chaotic, semi-wild, manic, obstinate, unsubdued, excited, disorderly, mad

  4. meek, tame(verb)

    very docile

    Synonyms:
    tame, spiritless, mild, tamed, modest, meek

    Antonyms:
    obstinate, unregenerate, mad, manic, semi-wild, disorderly, delirious, frantic, wild, undomesticated, feral, chaotic, exciting, unsubdued, ferine, unbroken, untamed, excited, stubborn, unrestrained, frenzied, savage

  5. tame, chasten, subdue(verb)

    correct by punishment or discipline

    Synonyms:
    chasten, get over, domesticate, naturalise, master, inhibit, conquer, moderate, quash, cultivate, surmount, objurgate, castigate, domesticise, reclaim, suppress, temper, tone down, crucify, subjugate, correct, reduce, subdue, curb, stamp down, domesticize, subordinate, tame, mortify, chastise, overcome, naturalize, keep down, repress

    Antonyms:
    wild, delirious, mad, unsubdued, stubborn, undomesticated, unrestrained, exciting, savage, unregenerate, disorderly, obstinate, untamed, unbroken, frantic, frenzied, ferine, manic, excited, chaotic, feral, semi-wild

  6. tone down, moderate, tame(verb)

    make less strong or intense; soften

    Synonyms:
    lead, temper, muffle, mince, hold in, tame, cultivate, mute, domesticize, naturalise, control, chair, moderate, hold, reclaim, naturalize, check, domesticate, soften, tone down, domesticise, damp, dampen, chasten, curb, dull, subdue, contain

    Antonyms:
    disorderly, frantic, feral, semi-wild, undomesticated, exciting, unbroken, untamed, frenzied, stubborn, manic, mad, wild, unregenerate, savage, unsubdued, chaotic, obstinate, excited, unrestrained, ferine, delirious

  7. domesticate, cultivate, naturalize, naturalise, tame(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    reclaim, educate, naturalise, cultivate, domesticize, civilize, school, moderate, crop, work, naturalize, domesticise, domesticate, tone down, train, tame, civilise, chasten, subdue

    Antonyms:
    chaotic, feral, unbroken, delirious, obstinate, disorderly, ferine, exciting, untamed, frenzied, wild, unsubdued, stubborn, unregenerate, undomesticated, excited, manic, unrestrained, mad, semi-wild, savage, frantic

  8. domesticate, domesticize, domesticise, reclaim, tame(verb)

    overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable

    Synonyms:
    recover, reclaim, chasten, naturalise, cultivate, domesticize, regenerate, naturalize, moderate, rectify, domesticise, domesticate, tone down, repossess, tame, reform, subdue

    Antonyms:
    ferine, frantic, unsubdued, mad, unrestrained, frenzied, semi-wild, savage, obstinate, untamed, excited, exciting, manic, unbroken, feral, delirious, chaotic, wild, unregenerate, stubborn, undomesticated, disorderly

  9. domesticate, tame(verb)

    make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans

    Synonyms:
    naturalize, tame, chasten, subdue, domesticise, reclaim, moderate, tone down, domesticate, cultivate, naturalise, domesticize

    Antonyms:
    savage, frantic, semi-wild, excited, exciting, unbroken, mad, unregenerate, unsubdued, stubborn, ferine, unrestrained, disorderly, wild, obstinate, chaotic, frenzied, undomesticated, delirious, untamed, manic, feral

Wiktionary

  1. tame(adjective)

    Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact

    Antonyms:
    gentle

  2. tame(adjective)

    Not exciting

    Synonyms:
    insipid, dull

    Antonyms:
    exciting

  3. tame(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    wild

  4. tame(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    wild

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tame

    One who is docile is easily taught; one who is tractable is easily led; one who is pliant is easily bent in any direction; compliant represents one as inclined or persuaded to agreement with another's will. Compare DUTY.

    Synonyms:
    amenable, compliant, docile, gentle, manageable, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, teachable, tractable, yielding

    Antonyms:
    determined, dogged, firm, inflexible, intractable, obstinate, opinionated, resolute, self-willed, stubborn, unyielding, wilful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tame(a.)

    Synonyms:
    domesticated, domestic, mild, gentle, docile, not wild

  2. tame(a.)

    Synonyms:
    subdued, crushed, submissive

  3. tame(a.)

    Synonyms:
    spiritless, dull, flat, feeble, lean, vapid, insipid, jejune, barren, languid, prosing, prosy, prosaic, uninteresting, poor

  4. tame(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    domesticate, make tame, make docile

  5. tame(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    subdue, repress, conquer, overcome, overthrow, subjugate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

grown, cultivated, tammy



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