Definitions For Tame


  • Correct by punishment or discipline
  • Make fit for cultivation, domestic life, and service to humans
  • Overcome the wildness of; make docile and tractable
  • Adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
  • Make less strong or intense; soften
  • To make (an animal) tame
  • To make (something) less wild or difficult to control : to bring (something) under control


  • Flat and uninspiring
  • Very docile


  • Brought from wildness into a domesticated state
  • Very restrained or quiet

Is Tame a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Tame is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tame in a Sentence

  • The island's birds are quite tame.
  • They ran a pretty tame campaign.
  • Some people were shocked by the movie, but I found the story pretty tame.
  • It took a while to tame the horse.
  • The people who tamed the Wild West
  • He struggled to tame his temper.

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