EnglishEdit

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of sipe, from Middle English sipen, from Old English sipian, from Proto-Germanic *sīpōną, frequentative of *sīpaną (compare Middle Dutch sīpen 'to drip', archaic German seifen 'to trickle blood'), from Proto-Indo-European *seib, *sib- 'to pour out, drip, trickle' (compare Latin sēbum 'suet, tallow', Ancient Greek εἴβω (eíbō) 'to drop, drip').

NounEdit

seep (plural seeps)

  1. a small spring, pool, or other place where liquid from the ground (e.g. water, petroleum or tar) has oozed to the surface
  2. moisture that seeps out; a seepage
  3. A seafloor vent

TranslationsEdit

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

VerbEdit

seep (third-person singular simple present seeps, present participle seeping, simple past and past participle seeped)

  1. to ooze, or pass slowly through pores or other small openings

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Seife

NounEdit

seep (genitive seebi, partitive seepi)

  1. soap

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 21:04