ADV. copiously | loudly | quietly, silently | openly, unashamedly The people wept openly when his death was announced. | bitterly | inconsolably, uncontrollably His grandmother was weeping uncontrollably. | almost | a little
VERB + WEEP begin to, start to | want to | make sb
PREP. at He wanted to weep at the unfairness of it all. | for I felt I could have wept for joy. weeping for someone who has died | over We had wept over the death of our parents. | with She almost wept with happiness.
PHRASES break down and weep Several of the soldiers broke down and wept. | weep and wail The mourners followed the funeral procession, weeping and wailing. | weep buckets (informal) (= weep a lot)