weeping

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 [ˈwiːpɪŋ]


From the verb weep: (⇒ conjugate)
weeping is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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weeping

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a weeping [boy, baby, child, woman]
  2. his weeping [widow, mother]
  3. religion: the weeping [Virgin, statue]
  4. the weeping [multitudes, crowd, funeral goers]
  5. found her a weeping mess (on the floor)
  6. found him in a weeping heap (on the floor)
  7. heard a weeping [noise, sound]
  8. [spoke, answered] in a weeping voice
  9. burst into a weeping fit
  10. a weeping [oak, ash, willow] (tree)
n
  1. the [child's, girl's, boy's] weeping
  2. [bitter, tearful, constant] weeping
  3. heard [loud, uncontrollable] weeping coming from
  4. the weeping [stopped, reduced, abated]
  5. stop (all) that weeping!
WordReference English Collocations © 2019

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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