NounSeep (plural Seeps)
- a small spring, pool, or other place where liquid from the ground (e.g. water, petroleum or tar) has oozed to the surface
- moisture that seeps out; a seepage
bleed, condense, discharge, distill, dribble, drip, dripple, drop, effuse, emit, excrete, exfiltrate, extravasate, exudate, exude, filter, filtrate, flow, give off, gurgle, leach, leak, lixiviate, ooze, percolate, reek, sew, spurtle, strain, sweat, transpire, transude, trickle, weep
Variant of sipe, from Middle English sipen, from Old English sipian, from Proto-Germanic *sīpōnan, frequentative of *sīpanan (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').
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From German Seife