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weepverb

uk   /wiːp/  us   /wiːp/ (wept, wept)
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weepverb [I/T]

 us   /wip/ (past tense and past participle wept  /wept/ )
to cry tears: [I] I could hear someone weeping.
(Definition of weep from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “weep”
in Korean 울다…
in Arabic يَبْكي…
in Malaysian menangis, meratap…
in French pleurer…
in Russian плакать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 哭泣, 哭泣,流(淚)…
in Italian piangere…
in Turkish ağlamak, göz yaşı dökmek…
in Polish płakać…
in Spanish llorar…
in Vietnamese nhỏ nước mắt…
in Portuguese derramar lágrimas, chorar…
in Thai ร้องไห้…
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)…
in Indonesian menangis…
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