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Definitions of weep

  1. imp. of Weep, for wept.
  2. 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. To lament; to complain.
  4. To flow in drops; to run in drops.
  5. To drop water, or the like; to drip; to be soaked.
  6. To lament; to bewail; to bemoan.
  7. To shed, or pour forth, as tears; to shed drop by drop, as if tears; as, to weep tears of joy.
  8. The lapwing; the wipe; - so called from its cry.
  9. To hang the branches, as if in sorrow; to be pendent; to droop; - said of a plant or its branches.
  10. To shed tears; to cry.
  11. To shed tears for; hence, to lament or mourn; bewail.
  12. Weeper.
  13. To express grief by shedding tears: to wail or lament.
  14. To lament: to pour forth:- pa. t. and pa. p. wept.
  15. To lament; shed tears for.
  16. To shed tears.
  17. To let fall, as tears; shed tears.
  18. To lament; grieve.
  19. To be pendulous and drooping.
  20. To lament; to bemoan; to shed, as tears; to shed tears over; to spend in weeping; to drop.
  21. Originally, to express sorrow, grief, or anguish by outery; now, to manifest and express grief by shedding tears; to shed tears from any passion; to lament; to complain.
  22. To shed tears; to lament with tears; to express grief or anguish by tears.
  23. Of weep, which see.
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Usage examples for weep

  1. He was the one to weep. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  2. A whisper'd " good- night" while they weep? – A Daughter of the Union by Lucy Foster Madison
  3. Do what you can not help doing; when you return I shall see you again, and if you don't come back I shall not weep for you, because the journey you have in view is a long one; therefore if you are absent a long time there will always be the hope of your return. – Roumanian Fairy Tales by Various Compiler: Mite Kremnitz
  4. She did not weep. – Witch-Doctors by Charles Beadle
  5. But Jesus turned to them and said: Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children. – The Wonder Book of Bible Stories by Compiled by Logan Marshall
  6. Why should you weep over him? – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  7. Weep for those who fell before it! – How the Flag Became Old Glory by Emma Look Scott
  8. Ah, and who makes it weep now? – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  9. He does not weep. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  10. So bitterly did she weep that Sonjo felt as if his heart were being torn out while he listened. – Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn
  11. Then David and the people who were with him wept aloud until they were no longer able to weep. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  12. But that he should weep! – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  13. To that end I took an early opportunity of confiding my trouble to Nurse Hargreaves, and I almost made her weep by the touching manner in which I described my mother's death. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  14. I looked to see her break out and weep, but she did not. – Athelstane Ford by Allen Upward
  15. She began to weep: her mother took her part; and they gave way to her. – Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage by Charles Georges Souli
  16. You don't know how much I enjoy seeing you weep. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  17. If you see a friend weeping, weep with them. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  18. For all this she did not weep. – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
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