\kɹˈiːp], \kɹˈiːp], \k_ɹ_ˈiː_p]\
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- WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
- English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
- New Age Dictionary Database
By Oddity Software
To move along the ground, or on any other surface, on the belly, as a worm or reptile; to move as a child on the hands and knees; to crawl.
To move slowly, feebly, or timorously, as from unwillingness, fear, or weakness.
To slip, or to become slightly displaced; as, the collodion on a negative, or a coat of varnish, may creep in drying; the quicksilver on a mirror may creep.
To move or behave with servility or exaggerated humility; to fawn; as, a creeping sycophant.
To grow, as a vine, clinging to the ground or to some other support by means of roots or rootlets, or by tendrils, along its length.
To have a sensation as of insects creeping on the skin of the body; to crawl; as, the sight made my flesh creep. See Crawl, v. i., 4.
To drag in deep water with creepers, as for recovering a submarine cable.
The act or process of creeping.
A distressing sensation, or sound, like that occasioned by the creeping of insects.
A slow rising of the floor of a gallery, occasioned by the pressure of incumbent strata upon the pillars or sides; a gradual movement of mining ground.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
- The american dictionary of the english language.
By Daniel Lyons
- The Clarendon dictionary
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
- The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
By James Champlin Fernald
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.