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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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  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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How to use weep in a sentence?

  1. Jean Anouilh:

    One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.

  2. Oscar Wilde, "De Profundis":

    ... Nature, whose sweet rains fall of just and unjust alike, will have clefts in the rocks where I may hide, and secret valleys in whose silence I may weep undetected. She will hang the night with stars so that I may walk abroad in the darkness without stumbling, and send the wind over my footprints so that none may track me to my hurt: she will cleanse me in great waters, and with bitter herbs make me whole.

  3. Ella Wheeler Wilcox:

    Laugh and the world laughs with you Weep, and you weep alone For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.

  4. Montesquieu:

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

  5. Confucius:

    I do not want a friend Who smiles when I smile Who weeps when I weep For my shadow in the pool Can do better than that.

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