Tames vs Tams - What's the difference?

tames | tams |


As a verb tames

is (tame).

As a noun tams is

.

tames

English

Verb

(head)
  • (tame)
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    tame

    English

    Etymology 1

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

    Adjective

    (er)
  • 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
    Antonyms
    * (not wild) wild * (mild and well-behaved) gentle * (not exciting) exciting * (mathematics) wild
    Derived terms
    * tamely * tameness

    Verb

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

    Etymology 2

    Compare (etyl) .

    Verb

    (tam)
  • (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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    tams

    English

    Noun

    (head)
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