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tame

1. adjective boring; flat2. adjective lacking physical force; feeble3. adjective ZOOL domesticated4. adjective submissive or compliant5. verb ZOOL domesticate (wild animal)6. verb to make (sb) submissive, compliant etc7. verb to bring (sth tangible) under control 8. verb bring (sth intangible) under control 1 adjective pejorative boring; flatleamh adj1  c m uI found it tame bhraith mé go raibh sé leamhthe party was a tame affair lagiarracht a bhí sa chóisir, cóisir chiúin a bhí inti 2 adjective pejorative lacking physical force; feeblelag adj1  c m ulag- prefa tame effort iarracht lag, lagiarracht
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3 adjective ZOOL domesticatedceansa adj3  c m umúinte adj3  c m u  c m ua tame monkey moncaí ceansa, moncaí múinte 4 adjective usually pejorative submissive or compliantumhal adj1  c m ugéilliúil adj2  c m ubuailtehe's a tame bloke tá sé an-ghéilliúil, fear ciúin atá annthey look tame tá cuma bhuailte orthu, tá cuma uiríseal orthu 5 verb ZOOL domesticate (wild animal) TRANSITIVEceansaigh verb  c m ushe tamed a lion cheansaigh sí leon, chloígh sí leon 6 verb to make (sb) submissive, compliant etc TRANSITIVEceansaigh verb  c m u 7 verb to bring (sth tangible) under control TRANSITIVEcuir faoi choisceansaigh verb  c m umaolaigh verb  c m usmachtaigh verb  c m ucloígh verb  c m uthey tamed the rebellion chuir siad an t-éirí amach faoi chois, chloígh siad an t-éirí amachthe dam tames the force of the river ceansaíonn an damba cumhacht na habhann, maolaíonn an damba cumhacht na habhannshe tamed her hair shocraigh sí a cuid gruaige 8 verb bring (sth intangible) under control TRANSITIVEbrúigh faoi choishe couldn't tame his anger ní raibh sé ábalta a chuid feirge a bhrú faoi choisyou can't tame competition ní féidir an iomaíocht a chloí

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