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Synonyms for weep
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cry, weep(verb)

    shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain

    "She cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death"; "The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs"

    Synonyms:
    call out, squall, cry, shout out, cry out, holler, outcry, hollo, scream, yell, exclaim, shout, blazon out, call

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. weep

    Synonyms:
    cry, sob, bewail, lament, bemoan, deplore

    Antonyms:
    laugh

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. weep(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    cry, sob, shed tears

  2. weep(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lament, bewail, bemoan

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. weep(v)

    Synonyms:
    sob, cry

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "weep":

    cry, crying, cries, weeps, mourn

How to pronounce weep?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say weep in sign language?

  1. weep

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How to use weep in a sentence?

  1. Ryan Reynolds:

    It was Ryans first time. He was understandably scared. It all happened so fast. Like, REALLY fast. He wept. I pretended to weep. Then he called all his friend [sic]. #voteearly.

  2. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.

  3. Montesquieu:

    We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.

  4. San Francisco:

    I have never witnessed a human being as humble, as kind, as sweet, as pure of heart that I've ever met in my entire life. san Francisco was a breath of fresh air to me to weep as much as I could.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you want to make God count something, make a woman weep and He will count her tears.


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