tame-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Bring under one's command, soften

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1 TAME NP2[concrete] NP1 TAME NP2[abstract]

John tamed Mary with charm, patience, and a bottle of choloform.
Early pioneers tamed the soil.
He tames lions for the circus.
The wolf was tamed and evolved into the house dog.
Tame that aggressive letter.
The author finally tamed some of his potentially offensive

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: tame.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5