wept


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wept \Wept\,
   imp. & p. p. of Weep.
   [1913 Webster]
.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Weep \Weep\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wept (w[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb.
   n. Weeping.] [OE. wepen, AS. w[=e]pan, from w[=o]p
   lamentation; akin to OFries. w?pa to lament, OS. w[=o]p
   lamentation, OHG. wuof, Icel. [=o]p a shouting, crying, OS.
   w[=o]pian to lament, OHG. wuoffan, wuoffen, Icel. [oe]pa,
   Goth. w[=o]pjan. [root]129.]
   [1913 Webster]
   1. 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.
      [1913 Webster]

            And they all wept sore, and fell on Paul's neck.
                                                  --Acts xx. 37.
      [1913 Webster]

            Phocion was rarely seen to weep or to laugh.
                                                  --Mitford.
      [1913 Webster]

            And eyes that wake to weep.           --Mrs. Hemans.
      [1913 Webster]

            And they wept together in silence.    --Longfellow.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To lament; to complain. "They weep unto me, saying, Give
      us flesh, that we may eat." --Num. xi. 13.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. To flow in drops; to run in drops.
      [1913 Webster]

            The blood weeps from my heart.        --Shak.
      [1913 Webster]

   4. To drop water, or the like; to drip; to be soaked.
      [1913 Webster]

   5. To hang the branches, as if in sorrow; to be pendent; to
      droop; -- said of a plant or its branches.
      [1913 Webster]
Feedback Form