adjective, tam·er, tam·est.
verb (used with object), tamed, tam·ing.
verb (used without object), tamed, tam·ing.
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And if it will not become gentle, then, the brute being necessary to him, he tames it by fear.The Wizard|H. Rider Haggard
She shocks him this way and that, but gradually he tames her, and makes her nearly as dull as he is.The Longest Journey|E. M. Forster
This means that he becomes master of purely physical force in man; he tames it.Christianity As A Mystical Fact|Rudolf Steiner
This unhappy people groan under the tyranny of their governors; yet nothing subdues or tames them.Henry Martyn Saint and Scholar|George Smith
Mules are good, if tamed, and noble Sindhu horses, and elephants with large tusks; but he who tames himself is better still.The Dhammapada|Unknown