Thesaurus

wail (for)

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of wail (for)

to feel or express sorrow for
  • her grandfather asked her not to wail for him, saying that he had had a good life and was at peace

Synonyms for wail (for)

Words Related to wail (for)

Near Antonyms for wail (for)

Antonyms for wail (for)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About wail (for)

Thesaurus Entries Near wail (for)

wailers

wail (for)

wailfully

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Wail (for).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wail%20%28for%29. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!