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English definition of “cry”

cry

verb [I or T] (PRODUCE TEARS)    /kraɪ/
A2 to produce tears as the result of a strong emotion, such as unhappiness or pain: I could hear someone crying in the next room. "There, there, don't cry," she said. We all laughed until we cried. She cried bitter tears when she got the letter. He cried for joy when he heard that his son had been found alive and well.Weeping and crying cry yourself to sleep to cry for a long time until you start to sleepWeeping and crying
(Definition of cry verb (PRODUCE TEARS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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