domesticise vs tame what difference

what is difference between domesticise and tame

English

Etymology

domestic +‎ -ise

Verb

domesticise (third-person singular simple present domesticises, present participle domesticising, simple past and past participle domesticised)

  1. Alternative form of domesticize


English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: tām, IPA(key): /teɪm/
  • Rhymes: -eɪm
  • Homophone: Thame

Etymology 1

From Middle English tame, tome, weak inflection forms of Middle English tam, tom, from Old English tam, tom (domesticated, tame), from Proto-West Germanic *tam (tame), from Proto-Germanic *tamaz (brought into the home, tame), from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂- (to tame, dominate). Cognate with Scots tam, tame (tame), Saterland Frisian tom (tame), West Frisian tam (tame), Dutch tam (tame), Low German Low German tamm, tahm (tame), German zahm (tame), Swedish tam (tame), Icelandic tamur (tame).

The verb is from Middle English tamen, temen, temien, from Old English temian (to tame), from Proto-West Germanic *tammjan, from Proto-Germanic *tamjaną (to tame).

Adjective

tame (comparative tamer, superlative tamest)

  1. Not or no longer wild; domesticated.
    Antonym: wild
  2. (chiefly of animals) Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact.
    Synonym: gentle
  3. (figuratively) Of a person, well-behaved; not radical or extreme.
  4. Not exciting.
    Synonyms: dull, flat, insipid, unexciting
    Antonym: exciting
  5. Crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless.
    • a. 1685, Wentworth Dillon, 4th Earl of Roscommon, Paraphrase on the 148th Psalm
      tame slaves of the laborious plough
  6. (mathematics, of a knot) Capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.
    Antonym: wild
Quotations
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:tame.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

tame (third-person singular simple present tames, present participle taming, simple past and past participle tamed)

  1. (transitive) To make (an animal) tame; to domesticate.
  2. (intransitive) To become tame or domesticated.
    • 2006, Gayle Soucek, Doves (page 78)
      Tambourines are shy birds and do not tame easily.
  3. (transitive) To make gentle or meek.
    to tame a rebellion
Derived terms
Translations

Further reading

  • tame on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

From Middle English tamen (to cut into, broach). Compare French entamer.

Verb

tame (third-person singular simple present tames, present participle taming, simple past and past participle tamed)

  1. (obsolete, Britain, dialect) To broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out.
    • In the time of famine he is the Joseph of the country, and keeps the poor from starving. Then he tameth his stacks of corn, which not his covetousness, but providence, hath reserved for time of need.

Anagrams

  • AEMT, ATEM, Atem, META, Meta, Team, Tema, mate, maté, meat, meta, meta-, team

Inari Sami

Etymology

From Proto-Samic *δëmē.

Noun

taṃe

  1. glue

Inflection

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Japanese

Romanization

tame

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ため

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English tam, tom, from Proto-Germanic *tamaz (tame).

Adjective

tame

  1. (of animals) tame, domesticated
  2. (of plants) cultivated, domesticated
  3. overcome, subdued
  4. (of people) meek, compliant
  5. (anatomy, medicine, of a fistula) inner, interior
Alternative forms
  • tam; tom, tome (early Southwest and Southwest Midlands)
Descendants
  • English: tame
  • Scots: tame

References

  • “tāme, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 2

Verb

tame (third-person singular simple present tameth, present participle tamende, tamynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative and past participle tamed)

  1. Alternative form of tamen (to cut, carve)

Etymology 3

Noun

tame (uncountable)

  1. (Northern) Alternative form of tome (freetime)

Norwegian Nynorsk

Adjective

tame

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite singular of tam
  2. (non-standard since 2012) plural of tam

Swedish

Adjective

tame

  1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of tam.

Anagrams

  • meta, team, tema

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