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No matter what you do, your person comes through. You can't completely change yourself on the screen. I had in mind someone colder and more in control, but I couldn't do it. This human note just crept in and maybe it's better.
Leslie Caron

Meaning of "crept" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CREPT

crept  [krɛpt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CREPT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Crept is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb crept in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CREPT

PRESENT

Present
I creep
you creep
he/she/it creeps
we creep
you creep
they creep
Present continuous
I am creeping
you are creeping
he/she/it is creeping
we are creeping
you are creeping
they are creeping
Present perfect
I have crept
you have crept
he/she/it has crept
we have crept
you have crept
they have crept
Present perfect continuous
I have been creeping
you have been creeping
he/she/it has been creeping
we have been creeping
you have been creeping
they have been creeping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I crept
you crept
he/she/it crept
we crept
you crept
they crept
Past continuous
I was creeping
you were creeping
he/she/it was creeping
we were creeping
you were creeping
they were creeping
Past perfect
I had crept
you had crept
he/she/it had crept
we had crept
you had crept
they had crept
Past perfect continuous
I had been creeping
you had been creeping
he/she/it had been creeping
we had been creeping
you had been creeping
they had been creeping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will creep
you will creep
he/she/it will creep
we will creep
you will creep
they will creep
Future continuous
I will be creeping
you will be creeping
he/she/it will be creeping
we will be creeping
you will be creeping
they will be creeping
Future perfect
I will have crept
you will have crept
he/she/it will have crept
we will have crept
you will have crept
they will have crept
Future perfect continuous
I will have been creeping
you will have been creeping
he/she/it will have been creeping
we will have been creeping
you will have been creeping
they will have been creeping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would crept
you would crept
he/she/it would crept
we would crept
you would crept
they would crept
Conditional continuous
I would be creeping
you would be creeping
he/she/it would be creeping
we would be creeping
you would be creeping
they would be creeping
Conditional perfect
I would have crept
you would have crept
he/she/it would have crept
we would have crept
you would have crept
they would have crept
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been creeping
you would have been creeping
he/she/it would have been creeping
we would have been creeping
you would have been creeping
they would have been creeping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you creep
we let´s creep
you creep
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to creep
Past participle
crept
Present Participle
creeping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CREPT


accept
əkˈsɛpt
adept
əˈdɛpt
concept
ˈkɒnsɛpt
except
ɪkˈsɛpt
incept
ɪnˈsɛpt
inept
ɪnˈɛpt
intercept
ˌɪntəˈsɛpt
kept
kɛpt
leapt
lɛpt
percept
ˈpɜːsɛpt
precept
ˈpriːsɛpt
recept
ˈriːsɛpt
repped
rɛpt
sept
sɛpt
slept
slɛpt
stepped
stɛpt
swept
swɛpt
unkept
ʌnˈkɛpt
wept
wɛpt
windswept
ˈwɪndˌswɛpt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CREPT

crepehanger
crepehanging
creperie
crepey
crepier
crepiest
crepiness
crepitant
crepitate
crepitation
crepitative
crepitus
crepoline
crepon
creps
crepuscle
crepuscular
crepuscule
crepusculous
crepy

WORDS THAT END LIKE CREPT

clept
dept
downswept
high concept
high-concept
inswept
intussuscept
open-concept
outswept
overslept
proof of concept
rainswept
rept
self-concept
unadept
unswept
unwept
upswept
well-kept
yclept

Synonyms and antonyms of crept in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CREPT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «crept» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of crept

Translation of «crept» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CREPT

Find out the translation of crept to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of crept from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «crept» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

蹑手蹑脚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

se deslizó
570 millions of speakers

English

crept
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

crept
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تسللت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

закралась
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

rastejou
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

crept
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rampé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merangkak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kroch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

はっ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기었다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Crept
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

len lỏi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தடங்கல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Crept
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

süzüldü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

insinuato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wkradł
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

закралася
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

s-au strecurat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παρεισφρήσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ingekruip
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kröp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

krøp
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of crept

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CREPT»

The term «crept» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.370 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CREPT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «crept» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «crept» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about crept

EXAMPLES

6 QUOTES WITH «CREPT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word crept.
1
Leslie Caron
No matter what you do, your person comes through. You can't completely change yourself on the screen. I had in mind someone colder and more in control, but I couldn't do it. This human note just crept in and maybe it's better.
2
Barton Gellman
The first time I set out to find George F. Kennan, in 1982, I had just turned 21, begun my final semester at Princeton University and noticed with astonishment that the senior thesis deadline had crept to within four months.
3
Brit Hume
There's a certain elitism that has crept into the attitudes of some in journalism, and it played out perfectly over the issue of these little American flag lapel pins.
4
Steve Krug
When you go to a site, you usually run into usability problems pretty quickly. They're not hidden. They're not complicated. They're not baffling. They were in the design or crept into the design.
5
Laura Marling
It is quite hard to relax in London. I always say I'd move somewhere quieter, but I am a bit of a confirmed urbanite now - it crept up on me without me noticing. I always think that I function quite well on my own, unusually so, but then I'm reminded how important people are to me.
6
Sloan Wilson
The world's treated me awfully well, and I guess it's crept into my work.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CREPT»

Discover the use of crept in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to crept and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Fall to New Heights: A Love Crept in Un-Awares
"A Fall to New Heights" offers a glimpse into one woman's poignant, thirty-seven-year journey from the darkest corners of her mind to realizing the strength of her spirit and freedom from living a life filled with fear.
Sidney Andrews, 2011
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Conjugaison des verbes anglais irreguliers
Present présent  I creep  You creep  He creeps  We creep  You creep  They creep Preterite passé simple  I crept  You crept  He crept  We crept  You crept  They crept Future futur simple  I will creep  You will creep  He ...
pierre elemento
3
Lies the Church Told Me About Marriage and Relationships
You read the books, you prayed, you tried to prevent issues, but somehow mold crept in. Issues crept in, apathy crept in, dislike crept in, unfulfillment crept in, depression crept in, avoidance crept in, and other interests crept in. Mold crept in  ...
Terrell D. Davis
4
Garner's Modern American Usage
✳Credal is a variant form. creep > crept > crept. So inflected. Yet the weak form ending in -ed has been creeping into currency and dictionaries—e.g.: • “Furber acknowledged that their grocery store prices have creeped [read crept] up.” Patricia ...
Bryan Garner, 2009
5
Trojan Horse in the City of God: How Godlessness Crept Into ...
Here is an arsenal of defenses for the unchanging, eternal Faith. Dietrich von Hildebrand shows again and again that ideas that many modern Catholics take for granted are actually subtle but potent threats to the integrity of the Church.
Dietrich Von Hildebrand, Hubert Van Zeller, 1999
6
The Complete Concordance to Shakspeare: Being a Verbal Index ...
CREPT—creptjnto any alderman'.. ..l chrylV. ii. i is crept into the bosom of the sea is crept into the palace of our king .. iv. I no sooner waaIcrept out ofmy iv. 9 since I am crept in favour . . . . . . . . . .ltlchard III. i. 2 ' there were crept (as 'twcre in ...
‎1845
7
Book of Virtues
So she crept out of bed and lighted her wee wee candle. She looked under her wee wee bed. She looked under her wee wee table. She looked under her wee wee chair. There was nothing there. So she blew out her wee wee candle and ...
William J. Bennett, 1993
8
Out Crept the Stars: A Collection
This collection of short stories and poems explores, without answering, several themes and issues of spirituality and the human condition.
Anthony G. Cirilla, 2009
9
Creep and Fracture in High Temperature Components: Design ...
In addition to exhibit of those for every crept specimen, micrographs are summarized as a view format for different temperature and creep exposure time. Transmission electron micrographs of the creep ruptured specimens crept at 550" C are ...
I. A. Shibli, S. R. Holdsworth, G. Merckling, 2005
10
Nada the Lily
Then they crept round and round the great ring like cats; then they threw themselves upon the earth and smelt it. And all the time there was silence, silence deep as midnight, and in it men hearkened to the beating of their hearts; only now and ...
H. Rider Haggard, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CREPT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term crept is used in the context of the following news items.
1
90-year-old great grandmother's horror after burglars crept into room …
The shock was made worse when the grandmother-of-nine and great grandmother-of-one realised that the intruders had crept into her room ... «Gazette Live, Jul 15»
2
The millionaire who rescues migrants at sea
The fishing boat rose slowly in the water as it was emptied, though the upper deck kept filling as the cramped human cargo below deck crept ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
The 24/7 search for killer quakes
As the minutes crept by, aftershocks kept pummelling Kathmandu. PAGER automatically updated three more times at the orange level, the last ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
4
Regina's weather, traffic, gas prices for Wednesday
The average price of a litre of regular has crept up a slight bit to just above $1.07. Prices at the Regina Messenger gas station remain the lowest ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
5
Australia 200: Support At 5500 Level Kicks In
Leading up to the sharp fall, the ASX200 index has slowly but surely crept higher and reached a two week high above 5650, whilst enjoying ... «Investing.com, Jul 15»
6
Windsor's high water levels concern harbourmaster
"On the west side, we had flooding on Brock Street as the water crept up through the park." Berry says high water levels also put docks and ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
7
Joe Girardi's bullpen strategy is Yanks' best shot for playoffs
... (43-41) while Toronto (44-42) crept up to the same deficit, albeit a game further back in the loss column, with a 2-1 victory over the White Sox. «New York Post, Jul 15»
8
Brisbane news, politics, business, entertainment: Top insiders reveal …
COP spies in Brisbane's corporate and bureaucratic scene have revealed how “socialise” has crept into the lexicon. It's used in conversations ... «Courier Mail, Jul 15»
9
This is What a School Lock Down Feels Like
Crouching down, I crept to my desk, my eyes scanning my inbox. "Keep all kids inside. Keep doors and windows locked. Do not let anyone in or ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
How to Network With People Without Seeming Needy
I finally crept out from behind my mom and played my piece in front of the audience. Everytime I see my old piano teacher she asks how I went ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»

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