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came

verb
past tense of come

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1 to move closer to
  • come here and sit by the fire

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2 to get to a destination
  • when do you think they'll come?

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3 to eventually have as a state or quality
  • your dreams can come true

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4 to take place
  • whatever may come we'll always be together

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The first known use of came was in 1688

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“Came.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/came. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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