To weep is to cry tears. When she wept in her bedroom, she was very upset.

  • When she saw the dress on the rack, she wept with joy.

  • I can tell that she's weeping because her voice is shaking.

Definition of wept


To cry; shed tears.


To lament; to complain.


(of a wound or sore) To produce secretions.


To flow in drops; to run in drops.


To hang the branches, as if in sorrow; to be pendent; to droop; said of a plant or its branches.


To weep over; to bewail.

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Example Sentences for wept

  • 1

    The crystal tears that the orange weeps would be raw penicillin.

  • 2

    Is this time to rejoice or weep

  • 3

    I weep for the state of Wikipedia.

  • 4

    In hell, there is weeping and gnashing of teeth.

  • 5

    Branches tend to flail or weep on the ground.

  • 6

    Shilada was mortified to hear this and started to weep.

  • 7

    He lies down in the grass and weeps.

  • 8

    I will of course, weep at the tumbril, and write the epitaph.

  • 9

    The two begin to weep as the boy fades away.

  • 10

    So now the parents weep the whole night through.