Tame vs Kame - What's the difference?

tame | kame |

As nouns the difference between tame and kame

is that tame is water-source while kame is kind of double-bladed knife.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .


  • Not or no longer wild; domesticated
  • They have a tame wildcat.
  • (chiefly, of animals) Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact
  • The lion was quite tame .
  • Not exciting
  • This party is too tame for me.
    For a thriller, that film was really tame .
  • Crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless.
  • * Roscommon
  • tame slaves of the laborious plough
  • (mathematics, of a knot) Capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.
  • Synonyms
    * (not exciting) dull, insipid
    * (not wild) wild * (mild and well-behaved) gentle * (not exciting) exciting * (mathematics) wild
    Derived terms
    * tamely * tameness


  • to make something
  • He tamed the wild horse.
  • to become
  • Derived terms
    * tamer

    Etymology 2

    Compare (etyl) .


  • (obsolete, UK, dialect) To broach or enter upon; to taste, as a liquor; to divide; to distribute; to deal out.
  • * Fuller
  • 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.


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    (wikipedia kame) (en noun)
  • (geology) A round hill or short ridge of sand or gravel deposited by a melting glacier.
  • Anagrams

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