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verb [transitive] tame pronunciation in American English /teɪm/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytame
he/she/ittames
present participletaming
past tensetamed
past participletamed

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  1. 1
    to train an animal to stay calm when people are near it and to make it used to being with them
  2. 2
    to make a piece of land, a river, etc. able to be used and not dangerous

    They built a huge dam upstream to tame the river and prevent flooding.

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