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Definition of Weep


  1. The lapwing; the wipe; -- so called from its cry.
  2. imp. of Weep, for wept.
  3. Formerly, to express sorrow, grief, or anguish, by outcry, or by other manifest signs; in modern use, to show grief or other passions by shedding tears; to shed tears; to cry.
  4. To lament; to complain.
  5. To flow in drops; to run in drops.
  6. To drop water, or the like; to drip; to be soaked.
  7. To hang the branches, as if in sorrow; to be pendent; to droop; -- said of a plant or its branches.
  8. To lament; to bewail; to bemoan.
  9. To shed, or pour forth, as tears; to shed drop by drop, as if tears; as, to weep tears of joy.

Weep Quotations

When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
Andrew Jackson

Among men and women, those in love do not always announce themselves with declarations and vows. But they are the ones who weep when you're gone. Who miss you every single night, especially when the sky is so deep and beautiful, and the ground so very cold.
Alice Hoffman

Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
Carl Sandburg

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
Khalil Gibran
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Weep Translations

weep in Dutch is tranen, huilen, traanogen
weep in French is pleurez, pleurons, pleurer, pleurent
weep in German is weinen
weep in Italian is lacrimare
weep in Latin is ploro
weep in Portuguese is chorar
weep in Spanish is llorar, pla ir
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