Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense and past participle of cry.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imp. & p. p. of cry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Preterit and past participle of cry.

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Examples

  • Life is beautiful laughed and cried at same time..cried more though

    Top Five Movies that Made Me Cry | The Movie Blog

  • One woman recited, 'Break, break, break --, the other day, and the rest of them cried into the gauze, _cried for themselves_, if you please;' For men must work and women must weep. '

    The Tin Soldier

  • "It's Burning Daylight," the Virgin cried, the first to recognize him as he came into the light.

    Chapter 1

  • She punched him smartly on the point of the chin, and again cried out, this time to the bruise of her knuckles.

    CHAPTER XIII

  • Bopi pain cried, pity no body can heard that saddened voice.

    Mini Star | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • "You first," the captain cried, gripping him by the shoulder and almost throwing him over the rail.

    THE SEED OF McCOY

  • Scarcely had I managed, helped by the second mate, Aaron Northrup, to lower away half-a-dozen barrels and kegs, when all cried from the boat that they were casting off.

    Chapter 19

  • Beginning with physical intolerance for alcohol, for years drinking only for the sake of comradeship and because alcohol was everywhere on the adventure-path, I had now reached the stage where my brain cried out, not merely for a drink, but for a drunk.

    Chapter 22

  • For two hours he spoke below the brazen sky — the sky which, he cried, is daily profaned and violated by the Yanqui spy planes, “to destroy which,” he demanded, “who of us is not ready to die?”

    Fidel Castro

  • For her gift of tears, Christ reached out his hand from the cross and spoke to her. 130 In the same community, Mehthilt of Neitstein cried daily while at prayer. 131 None of this weeping seems to have been done silently, but rather it was accompanied by sobs and wailings.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

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