Definition of Weep

1. Verb. Shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain. "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"

Exact synonyms: Cry
Specialized synonyms: Mewl, Pule, Wail, Whimper, Bawl, Tear, Sob, Blub, Blubber, Sniffle, Snivel, Snuffle
Related verbs: Cry
Generic synonyms: Express Emotion, Express Feelings
Derivative terms: Crier, Cry, Crying, Weeper, Weeper, Weeping
Antonyms: Laugh



Definition of Weep

1. n. The lapwing; the wipe; -- so called from its cry.

2. v. i. Formerly, to express sorrow, grief, or anguish, by outcry, or by other manifest signs; in modern use, to show grief or other passions by shedding tears; to shed tears; to cry.

3. v. t. To lament; to bewail; to bemoan.

4. n. The lapwing; the wipe; -- so called from its cry.

5. v. i. Formerly, to express sorrow, grief, or anguish, by outcry, or by other manifest signs; in modern use, to show grief or other passions by shedding tears; to shed tears; to cry.

6. v. t. To lament; to bewail; to bemoan.

Definition of Weep

1. Verb. To cry, shed tears. ¹

2. Verb. (medical of a wound or sore) To produce secretions. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Weep

1. to express sorrow by shedding tears [v WEPT, WEEPING, WEEPS]

Medical Definition of Weep

1. 1. Formerly, to express sorrow, grief, or anguish, by outcry, or by other manifest signs; in modern use, to show grief or other passions by shedding tears; to shed tears; to cry. To lament; to bewail; to bemoan. "I weep bitterly the dead." "We wandering go Through dreary wastes, and weep each other's woe." (Pope) 2. To shed, or pour forth, as tears; to shed drop by drop, as if tears; as, to weep tears of joy. "Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth." (Milton) "Groves whose rich trees wept odourous gums and balm." (Milton) 3. The lapwing; the wipe; so called from its cry. Origin: OE. Wepen, AS. Wpan, from wp lamentation; akin to OFries. Wpa to lament, OS. Wp lamentation, OHG. Wuof, Icel. P a shouting, crying, OS. Wpian to lament, OHG. Wuoffan, wuoffen, Icel. Pa, Goth. Wpjan. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Weep

weems
ween
weened
weeness
weenie roast
weenier
weenies
weeniest
weening
weens
weensier
weensiest
weensy
weep (current term)
weep in one's beer
weep into one's beer
weepe
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weepers
weepest
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weepful
weephole
weepholes
weepie
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weepies
weepiest

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