Meaning of “seep” in the English Dictionary

"seep" in British English

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seepverb [ I + adv/prep ]

uk /siːp/ us /siːp/

to move or spread slowly out of a hole or through something:

Pesticides are seeping out of farmland and into the water supply.
figurative Given the intense secrecy of the arms business, information only seeps out in company literature.
seepage
noun [ U or C ] uk /ˈsiː.pɪdʒ/ us /ˈsiː.pɪdʒ/

Oil spills and seepage from refineries are common.

(Definition of “seep” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seep" in American English

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(of liquids) to flow slowly through something:

The flood water seeped into the basement.
seepage
noun [ U ] us /ˈsi·pɪdʒ/

(Definition of “seep” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)