verb (used with object), famed, fam·ing.
Words nearby fame
Origin of fame
OTHER WORDS FROM famefame·less, adjectiveout·fame, verb (used with object), out·famed, out·fam·ing.self-fame, noun
Examples from the Web for fames
The poet nameth Cyrus and Æneas no other way than to show what men of their fames, fortunes, and estates should do.A Defence of Poesie and Poems|Philip Sidney
As if fames were the relics of seditions past; but they are no less, indeed, the preludes of seditions to come.Essays|Francis Bacon
Of your gracious fauor I despaire not, for I am not altogether Fames outcast.
A species of fames canina is to be met with amongst schoolboys, which affects the juveniles most when most in health.
The dropping fire which had been exchanged between their partisans kept their names and fames before the public.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi|Count Carlo Gozzi