swam
past of swim

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Swam — Swam, imp. of {Swim}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swam — [swam] vi., vt. pt. of SWIM1 & SWIM2 …   English World dictionary

  • swam — /swam/, v. pt. of swim. * * * …   Universalium

  • swam — [swæm] the past tense of ↑swim 1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swam — the past tense of swim1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • SWAM — past of SWIM. * * * Etymology: Middle English (past), from Old English swamm (past) past and chiefly dialect past part of swim * * * /swam/, v. pt. of swim. * * * swam /swam/ pat (and …   Useful english dictionary

  • Swam — Swim Swim, v. i. [imp. {Swam}or {Swum}; p. p. {Swum}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swimming}.] [AS. swimman; akin to D. zwemmen, OHG. swimman, G. schwimmen, Icel. svimma, Dan. sw[ o]mme, Sw. simma. Cf. {Sound} an air bladder, a strait.] 1. To be supported by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swam — [[t]swæ̱m[/t]] Swam is the past tense of swim …   English dictionary

  • swam — /swæm / (say swam) verb past tense of swim …   Australian English dictionary

  • swam — swɪm n. instance of swimming; period of time spent swimming v. propel oneself through water using the arms and legs; float on the surface of a liquid; be flooded with, be immersed in; appear to spin or whirl; feel dizzy; cause to move through… …   English contemporary dictionary

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