came

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See also: camé and cá mè

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keɪm/, [kʰeɪ̯m]
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  • Rhymes: -eɪm

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

came

  1. simple past tense of come
  2. (colloquial, nonstandard) past participle of come
    • 1812, The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time[1], volume 16, T.C. Hansard, page 335:
      With that army the British army, in the course of its operations, must have came in contact; and, if that were likely, (may rather if it was impossible to avoid it.) I will ask, whether, under all the circumstances of Europe []
    • 2006, Kaspar Richter, Thailand's Growth Path: From Recovery to Prosperity[2], The World Bank, page 50:
      Thailand's expansion of access to secondary and tertiary education is unlikely to have came at the expense of quality. International achievement test[sic] show Thai students consistently outperforming not just Indonesia, whose per capita national income is less than half of Thailand's []
    • 2011 April 1, Angie Daniels, Careful of the Company You Keep[3], Kensington Publishing Corp, page 53:
      I don't know why her ass couldn't have just waited until I had got ready so we could have came together. It's bad enough I even have to be in this mothafucka.
  3. simple past tense of cum

Preposition[edit]

came

  1. Used to indicate that the following event, period, or change in state occurred in the past, after a time of waiting, enduring, or anticipation
    • 1921, Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson, If Winter Comes, page 256:
      Came Christmas by which, at the outset, everybody knew it would be over, and it was not over. Came June, 1915, concerning which, at the outset, he had joined with Mr. Fortune, Twyning and Harold in laughter at his own grotesque idea of the war lasting to the dramatic effect of a culminating battle on the centenary of Waterloo, and the war had lasted, and was still lasting.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (following event etc, in the past after waiting): by, when [event, period, change in state] came/arrived

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Scots came (comb), caim (comb), and Middle English camet (silver).

Noun[edit]

came (plural cames)

  1. A grooved strip of lead used to hold panes of glass together.
Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • came at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch kam (cog of a wheel; originally, comb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

came f (plural cames)

  1. cam (part of engine)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of camelote.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

came f (plural cames)

  1. stuff, trinket
    • 2018 August 4, Lasko Kelvin (lyrics and music), “3 Minutes Chrono”‎[4], from 1:22:
      Ouais fait beleck a la came ouais fait beleck a la came
      Pour mes maliens et mes camers descente dans ta tess on arrive en camion
      Sur le tec' y'a mon gars Kama des geush de beuh une dizaine de camés
      Keep care of your stuff, keep care of your stuff, aye, aye
      For my Malians and my Cameroonians descend into the ends in a truck,
      Into the dormitory town, there is my man Kama from the hemp nitties, a dozen of druggies.
  2. “stuff”, drug

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of camer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

came

  1. first-person singular present indicative of camer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of camer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of camer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of camer
  5. second-person singular imperative of camer

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

cāme

  1. vocative singular of cāmus

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

came ?

  1. dress, clothing, garment

Derived terms[edit]