Tames vs Tams - What's the difference?
As a verb tames
As a noun tams is
From (etyl) (m), from (etyl) .
Not or no longer wild; domesticated
(chiefly, of animals) Mild and well-behaved; accustomed to human contact
- They have a tame wildcat.
- The lion was quite tame .
- This party is too tame for me.
Crushed; subdued; depressed; spiritless.
- For a thriller, that film was really tame .
(mathematics, of a knot) Capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.
- tame slaves of the laborious plough
* (not exciting) dull, insipid
* (not wild) wild
* (mild and well-behaved) gentle
* (not exciting) exciting
* (mathematics) wild
to make something
- He tamed the wild horse.
Compare (etyl) .
(obsolete, UK, 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.