Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
seep

seep

 
pronunciation:
sip
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: seeped, seeping, seeps
definition 1: to pass gradually through a porous substance.
Rainwater seeps through the soil.
similar words:
soak
definition 2: to spread or diffuse gradually.
An odor is seeping through the house.
similar words:
permeate
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an accumulation of liquid, such as water or oil, that has seeped through the ground to the surface.