weep

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 [ˈwiːp]


Inflections of 'weep' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
weeps
v 3rd person singular
weeping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
wept
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
wept
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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weep

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. weep for [his death, him, joy]
  2. weep with [joy, envy, him]
  3. weep over [his death, a loss]
  4. weep in [silence, vain, despair]
  5. weep like a child
  6. I could have wept
  7. wept to see [them]
  8. weep bitter tears
  9. read ['em, them] and weep!
  10. slang, offensive: Jesus wept!
  11. the wound [was, is] weeping
n
  1. burst out into a weep
  2. have a weep in [bed, the corner]
  3. had a weep about the [breakup, accident]
  4. had a weep over her [son, husband]
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