Famous vs Enfame - What's the difference?

famous | enfame |


As an adjective famous

is well known.

As a verb enfame is

(archaic) to make famous.

famous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Well known.
  • In the public eye.
  • Some people are only famous within their city.

    Synonyms

    * famed, noted, celebrated, well-known, renowned * See

    Derived terms

    * famously * famous last words

    enfame

    English

    Verb

    (enfam)
  • (archaic) to make famous
  • *{{quote-book, 1880, title=, author=Richard Burton (translator)
  • , passage=Him, for his exploits exc'ellent to reward, God gave in shortest space a gallant son, whose arm to 'noble and enfame was fain the warlike name of Lusitania's reign.}}