a fit or period of weeping: sit down and have a weep 1shed tears:a grieving mother wept over the body of her daughter [with object]:he wept bitter tears at her cruelty (as adjective weeping)the weeping figure of a woman utter or express with tears: [with direct speech]:‘No!’ she wept [with object] archaic mourn for; shed tears over:a young widow weeping her lost lord 2
(as adjective weeping
) used in names of tree and shrub varieties with drooping branches, e.g. weeping cherry.
3exude liquid:she rubbed the sore, making it weep