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weep

verb uk   /wiːp/ (wept, wept) us  

weep verb (CRY)

C2 [I or T] literary to cry tears: People in the street wept with joy when peace was announced. She wept buckets (= cried a lot) when Paul left.
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weep verb (INJURY)

[I] (of an injury) to produce liquid such as pus: The sore is still weeping a lot so you'll have to change the dressing once a day.
weep
noun [S] uk   literary us  
It might help you to have a good weep.
Translations of “weep”
in Korean 울다…
in Arabic يَبْكي…
in French pleurer…
in Turkish ağlamak, göz yaşı dökmek…
in Italian piangere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 哭泣, 哭泣,流(淚)…
in Russian плакать…
in Polish płakać…
in Spanish llorar…
in Portuguese derramar lágrimas, chorar…
in German weinen…
in Catalan plorar…
in Japanese 涙を流す, 嘆き悲しむ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 哭泣, 哭泣,流(泪)…
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