sob - definition and synonyms

 
verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/sɒb/
present tense
I/you/we/theysob
he/she/itsobs
present participlesobbing
past tensesobbed
past participlesobbed
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    to cry noisily while taking short breaths

    I could hear her sobbing.

    ‘What can be worse than this?’ she sobbed.

derived word

sob

 

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noun [countable]
singularsob
pluralsobs