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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. weep

    cry, sob, bewail, lament, bemoan, deplore


Princeton's WordNet

  1. cry, weepverb

    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"

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

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  1. weepverb

    cry, sob, shed tears

  2. weepverb

    lament, bewail, bemoan

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. weepverb

    sob, cry

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "weep":

    cry, crying, cries, weeps, mourn

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  1. Anuj Somany:

    The best time to speak own mind is when the emotions reach to the peak to make the soul to weep and the heart to cry yet the eyes appear dry of tears.

  2. Proverb:

    Women naturally deceive, weep and spin.

  3. Gadi Yarkoni:

    We are the good guys here, we don’t fire in order to kill innocent children but they fire at us in order to kill civilians, i weep for every civilian killed in Gaza and the West Bank but we are defending our borders.

  4. Dante Alighieri:

    There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, horrible language, words of pain, tones of anger, voices loud and hoarse, and with these the sound of hands, made a tumult which is whirling through that air forever dark, and sand eddies in a whirlwind.

  5. Thomas Jefferson:

    It is unfortunate, that the efforts of mankind to recover the freedom of which they have been so long deprived, will be accompanied with violence, with errors, & even with crimes. But while we weep over the means, we must pray for the end.

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